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The identity of Ceratoplax villosa Zehntner, 1894 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pilumnidae), with description of a new species of Zehntneriana Takeda & Ng, 2010, from Japan

  • Sang-Kyu Lee (a1), Won Kim (a2) and Peter K. L. Ng (a3)

Abstract

Re-examination of the holotype male of Zehntneriana villosa (Zehntner, 1894) (from Ambon, Indonesia) shows that Japanese specimens previously referred to this species should be designated as a new species, Zehntneriana tadafumii sp. nov. The new species differs from Z. villosa in several characters, including the carapace, epistome, third maxilliped and thoracic sternum. Here, we redescribe and illustrate Z. villosa s. str. and the new species. In addition, the taxonomy of Zehntneriana Ng & Takeda, 2010, is also discussed.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: W. Kim, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National UniversitySeoul 151-742, Korea email: Wonkim@plaza.snu.ac.kr

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The identity of Ceratoplax villosa Zehntner, 1894 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pilumnidae), with description of a new species of Zehntneriana Takeda & Ng, 2010, from Japan

  • Sang-Kyu Lee (a1), Won Kim (a2) and Peter K. L. Ng (a3)

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