30 Sep '11, 7am

New Publication: Cyclodorippoid crabs from the Philippines collected by the PANGLAO 2004–2005…

New Publication: Cyclodorippoid crabs from the Philippines collected by the PANGLAO 2004–2005…

The cyclodorippoid crabs from the Philippines collected by the PANGLAO 2004–2005 and AURORA 2007 expeditions are reported. Five species of Cyclodorippidae are reported: Corycodus minax sp. nov., Ketamia depressa (Ihle, 1916), Krangalangia spinosa (Zarenkov, 1970), Tymolus brucei Tavares, 1991, and Xeinostoma sakaii Tavares, 1993. Corycodus minax is the second species of the genus to be recorded from the Philippines and is most similar to C. merweae Tavares, 1993, from South Africa. Krangalangia spinosa is reported for the first time from the Philippines. Sexual dimorphism in the length of the walking legs (pereopods 2 and 3) is reported for Tymolus brucei and may be a general feature of cyclodorippoids. One new species of Cymonomidae, Cymonomus liui sp. nov., is also reported, and is most similar to

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New publication: Calappa exanthematosa Alcock & Anderson, 1894, as a valid species of box…

New publication: Calappa exanthematosa Alcock &...

rafflesmuseum.wordpress.com 30 Sep '11, 7am

Alcock & Anderson, 1894, originally described from the Bay of Bengal, has been synonymised under C. japonica Ortmann, 1892...

New Publication: Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthoidea) systematics: A…

New Publication: Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 (Decap...

rafflesmuseum.wordpress.com 30 Sep '11, 6am

Currently, 13 subfamilies are recognised in the brachyuran family Xanthidae: Actaeinae, Antrocarcininae, Chlorodiellinae, ...