Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852,

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: 20

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3509331

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scientific name

Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852
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Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852 

Galathea  spinoso-rostris Dana, 1852: 480 (type locality: Sandwich Islands (= Hawaiian Islands)); 1855: pl. 30, fig. 9 a –c.

Galathea spinosirostris  . — Henderson 1893: 431 [misspelling].

Galathea spinosorostris  . — Laurie 1926: 124. — Baba 1988: 78; 1990: 959; 2005: 245. — Komai 2000: 253. — Wang 2008: 749. — Baba et al. 2008: 77.

Galathea algae Baba, 1969 b: 11  , fig. 2 (type locality: Tosa Bay, 27 m).

Material examined. South China Sea. Nansha Islands: MBM 150175, 1 male (1.7 mm), 1 ovigerous female (2.4 mm), Zhubijiao, 26 May 1989; MBM 150192, 1 female (3.1 mm), Xiantujiao, CN SSFV 8-17, coral, 24 Jul. 1988; MBM 150202, 1 male (2.6 mm), 1 female (2.6 mm), 2 ovigerous females (2.7, 3.1 mm), Yongshujiao, CN SSFJ 1 -13, 3 m, 17 May 1990.

Distribution. Previously known from Madagascar, Providence, Seychelles, Cargados Carajos, Amirante, Saya de Malha Bank, Red Sea, Chagos, Muttuwar Par, Gulf of Martaban, Andaman Sea, South China Sea, Gorong Island, Ternate, Marsegu Island, Moluccas, Palau Islands, Yap Island, Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands), Waikiki Reef, Honolulu, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia; intertidal to 772 m. The present record from the South China Sea extends the bathymetric range of the species in the South China Sea from 22–410 m to 3– 410 m.

Remarks. The specimens agree with the previous discriptions of the species. Baba (1988) was the first to report the species from the South China Sea.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea spinosorostris Dana, 1852

Dong, Chao & Li, Xinzheng 2010
2010
Loc

Galathea spinosorostris

Wang 2008: 749
Baba 2008: 77
Komai 2000: 253
Baba 1988: 78
Laurie 1926: 124
1926
Loc

Galathea spinosirostris

Henderson 1893: 431
1893
Loc

Galathea

Dana 1852: 480
1852
Loc

Galathea algae

Baba 1969: 11