Galathea orientalis Stimpson, 1858,

Dong, Chao & Li, Xinzheng, 2010, Reports of Galathea Fabricius, 1793 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) from Chinese waters, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 2687, pp. 1-28: 15-16

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.199458

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3509266

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Galathea orientalis Stimpson, 1858
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Galathea orientalis Stimpson, 1858 

Galathea orientalis Stimpson, 1858: 252  (type locality: Ly-i-moon Passage near Hong Kong, 46 m); 1907: 231. — Miyake & Baba 1967: 232, fig. 5. — Baba 1989: 130; 2005: 81, 244. — Komai 2000: 253. — Clark et al. 2008: 920. — Wang 2008: 749. — Baba et al. 2008: 74. — Baba et al. 2009: 120, figs 100–102.

Galathea acanthomera Stimpson, 1858: 90  (type locality: Bonin Islands, 1.8 m, type lost). — Miyake 1938: 39, fig. 2.

Galathea longimana  . — Stimpson 1907: 232 (not G. longimana  Paul’son, 1875).

Galathea coralliophilus  . — Wu et al. 1998: 90, figs 9, 42F. — Wang 2008: 749 (not G. coralliophilus Baba & Oh, 1990  ).

Material examined. East China Sea. MBM 042823, 1 male (2.3 mm), St. 4083, 28°N, 124 °E, CN D 45 B-78, 88 m, AT, 4 Jun. 1959; MBM 150341, 2 ovigerous females (2.7, 3.0 mm), St. V- 3, CN V 519 B- 123, 105 m, fine sand, AT, 27 Aug. 1976; MBM 150249, 1 female (3.2 mm), St. N- 5, CN V 495 B- 3, 110 m, AT, 4 Jul. 1976; MBM 150259, 2 ovigerous females (2.7, 2.9 mm), St. V- 4, CN V 500 B-4, 94 m, AT, 5 Jul. 1976; MBM 150263, 1 ovigerous female (3.0 mm), St. V- 3, CN V 519 B- 122, 105 m, fine sand, AT, 27 Aug. 1976. Zhejiang Province: MBM 150353, 3 males (4.3–5.3 mm), 1 ovigerous female (4.9 mm), Nanji Island, Pingyang, 24 Oct. 1979; MBM 150354, 1 male (2.9 mm), 1 female (3.1 mm), Nanji Island, Pingyang, 15 m, 24 Oct. 1979. South China Sea. Guangdong Province: MBM 150388, 1 ovigerous female (4.3 mm), Zhongshuidao, 10 Aug. 1976. Hainan Island: Shalao — MBM 150276, 2 ovigerous females (1.9, 3.7 mm), 6 m, 4 Apr. 1992; MBM 150289, 1 ovigerous female (4.2 mm), 3–5 m, dead coral, 4 Mar. 1992; MBM 150291, 4 males (1.9–3.4 mm), 9 ovigerous females (3.0– 4.6 mm), 3–5 m, coral, 3 Apr. 1992. Sanya, Xiaodonghai  – MBM 150124, 1 male (3.8 mm), 2 ovigerous females (3.5, 4.0 mm), CN CJ 97 C- 240, DC, 5 Mar. 1997. Yalong Bay, Yezhu Island — MBM 150279, 2 males (2.0, 2.4 mm), 3 females (2.0– 2.4 mm), 6–11 m, coral and crinoides, 19 Nov. 1990; MBM 150281, 1 male (4.6 mm), 2 females (2.9, 3.1 mm), 1 ovigerous female (3.3 mm), CN 92 C- 221, 18 Mar. 1992; MBM 150284, 14 males (1.8–4.8 mm), 7 females (1.7–3.7 mm), 6 ovigerous females (3.3– 4.6 mm), CN 92 C- 242, CN 92 C- 243, DC, 19–21 Mar. 1992; MBM 150285, 3 males (2.1–2.7 mm), 2 ovigerous females (4.3, 4.7 mm), 7 m, DC, 24 Mar. 1992; MBM 150286, 7 ovigerous females (2.5–4.3 mm), 3 females (2.4–3.9 mm), 4 males (1.9 –3.0 mm), CN 92 C-262, 11 m, DC, 25 Mar. 1992; MBM 150288, 2 males (4.0, 4.8 mm), 3 females (2.6–2.8 mm), 8 m, dead coral, 27 Mar. 1992; MBM 150290, 8 males (1.6–4.7 mm), 3 females (2.1–2.6 mm), 1 ovigerous female (4.3 mm), CN 92 C-256, 24 Mar. 1992; MBM 150293, 5 males (2.5–5.5 mm), 8 females (2.3 –4.0 mm), 5 ovigerous females (3.2 –4.0 mm), CN 92 C-266, 8 m, coral, living coral, 26 Mar. 1992. Sanya, Ximaozhou  Island — MBM 150311, 1 male (2.0 mm), 19 Mar. 1992. Sanya, Yalong  Bay — MBM 150312, 1 male (2.1 mm), 3 females (2.1–2.5 mm), CN 90 C- 645, DC, 22 Nov. 1990; MBM 150314, 1 female (2.6 mm), 20 Mar. 1992. Sanya, Dadonghai  — MBM 150343, 1 male (3.2 mm), 1 female (3.0 mm), CN CJ 97 C-484, 1 Dec. 1997; MBM 150352, 3 males (2.2–3.5 mm), 1 male (3.0 mm), CN CJ 972 -353, 7– 10 m, DC, 21 Nov. 1997.

Distribution. Previously known from Korea, Japan, East China Sea, Taiwan, Conic Island cave, Ly-imoon Passage, Hong Kong, South China Sea, Dampier Archipelago; intertidal to 549 m. Present record from East and South China Seas from the intertidal zone to 110 m.

Remarks. The specimens agree with the previous descriptions of the species. The species was previously recorded from Chinese waters and vicinity by Miyake & Baba (1967), Baba (2005), Clark et al. (2008), and Baba et al. (2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea orientalis Stimpson, 1858

Dong, Chao & Li, Xinzheng 2010
2010
Loc

Galathea coralliophilus

Wang 2008: 749
Wu 1998: 90
1998
Loc

Galathea orientalis

Baba 2009: 120
Clark 2008: 920
Wang 2008: 749
Baba 2008: 74
Komai 2000: 253
Baba 1989: 130
Miyake 1967: 232
Stimpson 1858: 252
1967
Loc

Galathea acanthomera

Miyake 1938: 39
Stimpson 1858: 90
1938
Loc

Galathea longimana

Stimpson 1907: 232
1907