Galathea sinensis Dong & Li, 2010

Macpherson, Enrique & Robainas-Barcia, Aymee, 2015, Species of the genus Galathea Fabricius, 1793 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae) from the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with descriptions of 92 new species, Zootaxa 3913 (1), pp. 1-335: 288

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3913.1.1

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3511811

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scientific name

Galathea sinensis Dong & Li, 2010
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Galathea sinensis Dong & Li, 2010 

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Galathea sinensis Dong & Li, 2010: 17 View Cited Treatment   , figs. 10–11 (South China Sea, Nansha Islands, 113 m).

Material examined. Philippines. MUSORSTOM 1, Stn CP26, 14°01'N, 120 ° 17 'E, 189 m, 22 March 1976: 1 M 2.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8217). MUSORSTOM 3, Stn CP124, 12°03'N, 121 ° 35 'E, 10–123 m, 4 June 1985: 1 F 5.1 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8231).

Solomon Islands. SALOMON 2, Stn CP2284, 8° 37.29 'S, 157 ° 21.94 'E, 195–197 m, 6 November 2004: 1 M 3.8 mm, 2 ov. F 2.8 –3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8222). Stn CP2295, 8° 46.09 'S, 157 ° 30.008 'E, 94–133 m, 7 November 2004: 11 M 2.1–3.8 mm, 12 ov. F 2.0– 3.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8230; 11985).

Papua New Guinea. PAPUA NIUGINI, Stn PP8, 05°03'S, 145 ° 49 'E, 120 m, 30 December 2012: 1 F 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013 - 643); 2 M 2.7–3.5 mm, 1 ov. F 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13905).

Vanuatu. MUSORSTOM 8, Stn CP1102, 15°03.82'S, 167 °08.68'E, 208–210 m, 7 October 1994: 2 M 3.2–3.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8228). BOA 1, Stn CP2443, 15°09.105'S, 166 ° 54.406 'E, 220–277 m, 10 September 2005: 1 ov. F 3.7 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8226).—Stn CP2444, 15° 7 ' 80 "S, 166 ° 53 ' 70 "E, 250–330 m, 10 September 2005: 1 M 3.5 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8223). SANTO, Stn AT2, 15° 32.5 / 32.8 'S, 167 ° 16.1 / 16.5 'E, 160–175 m, 14 September 2006: 2 M 2.8–2.9 mm, 4 ov. F 3.5–5.7 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8229; 11986).—Stn AT4, 15° 32.9–33.1 'S, 167 ° 13.3–13.7 'E, 97–101 m, 15 September 2006: 1 F 3.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8225).— Stn AT30, 15° 36.7 'S, 167 °02.6'E, 83–120 m, 25 September 2006: 1 M 4.5 mm, 1 ov. F 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013- 8224).—Stn AT57, 15° 36.3 'S, 167 °01.4'E, 106–126 m, 2 October 2006: 1 F 3.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8219).—Stn EN33, 15° 32.6 'S, 167 ° 12.5 'E, 80 m, 14 October 2006: 2 M 1.5–3.7 mm, 2 ov. F 3.3 –4.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013- 8218).—Stn EP32, 15° 36.6 'S, 167 °02.0'E, 100 m, 14 October 2006: 1 ov. F 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8220).—Stn AT115, 15° 33.9 'S, 167 ° 16.6 'E, 152–158 m, 18 October 2006: 1 F 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8221).

New Caledonia. HALIPRO 1, Stn CP852, 21° 44 'S, 166 ° 36 'E, 253–266 m, 19 March 1994: 1 ov. F 4.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8216). BATHUS 4, Stn CP952, 20° 34 'S, 164 ° 58 'E, 270–316 m, 10 August 1994: 1 M 3.7 mm ( MNHN –IU- 2013-8227).

Coloration. Base color white. Red flecks covering lateral and posterior parts of carapace. Rostrum white. Abdomen with 2 red lateral stripes. P 1 with red stripe on proximal half of merus and palm. P 2–4 with red stripes on proximal part of merus and propodus; tips of dactylus red.

Remarks. The specimens examined agree wuite well with the description and illustrations provided by Dong & Li (2010). The genetic data are only obtained for 16 S rRNA. The divergences among G. s i n e n s i s and other sequenced species are allways greater than 6.3 % (16 S rRNA, G. cy m o) ( Tab. 3).

Distribution. South China Sea, Philippines, Solomon Islands Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, 10– 330 m.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea sinensis Dong & Li, 2010

Macpherson, Enrique & Robainas-Barcia, Aymee 2015
2015
Loc

Galathea sinensis

Dong 2010: 17