Galathea bimaculata Miyake & Baba, 1966

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: 59-60

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Galathea bimaculata Miyake & Baba, 1966
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Galathea bimaculata Miyake & Baba, 1966 

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Galathea bimaculata Miyake & Baba, 1966 a: 69  , figs 9, 10 (Okinawa Island, Kume Island, Amami-oshima Island, intertidal).— Baba, 1979 b: 652 (Marsegu Island, subtidal).— Miyake, 1982: 145, pl. 49, fig. 2 (Ishigaki Island, subtidal).— Baba, 1982 b: 60 ( Palau Islands, subtidal).— Kamezaki et al., 1988: 97, with color fig. (Okinawa Island).— Minemizu, 2000: 166, with fig. (Kume Island, Ryukyu Island, 10 m).—Baba et al., 2008: 66 (compilation).

Material examined. Taiwan. 22.0873 °S, 120.8911 °E, 1 May 2009: 1 M 2.1 mm (UF 23103).

Indonesia. Bali, Tubuhau, 4 April 1982: 1 M 3.6 mm ( SMF 16599View Materials). NE coast of Marsegu Island. Rumphius Expedition II, 18 January 1975: 2 M 2.3–2.6 mm, 1 ov. F 2.3 mm (MNHN-Ga 1151).

Papua New Guinea. PAPUA NIUGINI. Stn PR76, 05°01.6'S, 145 ° 47.9 'E, 2–15 m, 21 November 2012: 1 ov. F 2.5 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13907). — Stn PR174, 05° 11.3 'S, 145 ° 49.5 'E, 5–36 m, 4 December 2012: 1 M 2.8 mm, 1 ov. F 2.9 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13910).— Stn PB07, 05° 10.8 'S, 145 ° 49.8 'E, 22 m, 30 December 2012: 1 F 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013 - 396).— Stn PB14, 05° 13.8 'S, 145 ° 48 'E, 15 m, 30 December 2012: 1 ov. F 2.3 mm, 1 F 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13906).— Stn PB15, 05°04.7'S, 145 ° 48.9 'E, 5 m, 30 December 2012: 1 ov. F 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13909).— Stn PB23, 04° 59.5 'S, 145 ° 47.7 'E, 13 m, 30 December 2012: 3 M 1.8–2.5 mm, 1 ov. F 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-13908), 1 M 2.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013 - 687).

Vanuatu. SANTO, Stn DB1, 15° 33.1 'S, 167 ° 17.8 'E, 15–25 m, 10 September 2006: 1 M 2.6 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9726), 8 M 1.8–2.9 mm, 8 ov. F 2.1 –3.0 mm, 6 F 1.6 –2.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-15886).—Stn DB8, 15° 34.6 'S, 167 ° 13.8 'E, 12 m, 12 September 2006: 1 M 2.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9728).—Stn DB33, 15° 34.7 'S, 167 ° 13.8 'E, 14–25 m, 18 September 2006: 2 M 2.7–3.3 mm, 1 ov. F 2.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-15887).—Stn DB63, 15° 26.9 'S, 167 ° 15.8 'E, 21 m, 25 September 2006: 3 M 2.5 –3.0 mm, 2 ov. F 2.3–3.2 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013- 15888).—Stn NB43, 15° 35.6 'S, 167 °16.0'E, 6–30 m, 4 October 2006: 2 M 2.4–2.6 mm, 1 F 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-15889), 1 ov. F 2.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9729), 1 ov. F 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9730).—Stn FB92, 15° 33.6 'S, 167 ° 16.6 'E, 2–4 m, 14 October 2006: 1 M 3.2 mm, 1 ov. F 3.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9727).

Australia. Western Australia, Ningaloo Reef, 22.6216 °S, 113.9758 °E, 6 m, 1 May 2009: 1 M 2.7 mm (UF 21832).— 22.6234 °S, 113.6367 °E, 6 m, 1 May 2009: 1 ov. F 2.9 mm (UF 21917).— 22.6232 °S, 113.6532 °E, 5–6 m, 1 May 2009: 2 M 2.3 –3.0 mm, 1 ov. F 2.4 mm (UF 23071).

New Caledonia. Lifou Island. LIFOU, Stn 1455, 20° 56.8 ’S, 167 °02.7’E, 15–20 m, 25 October 2000: 1 ov. F 2.6 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9725).—Stn 1429, 20° 47.5 ’S, 167 °07.1’E, 8–18 m, 3–5 November 2000: 1 M 2.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9733).—Stn 1449, 20° 45.8 ’S, 167 °01.65'E, 17 m, 17 November 2000: 1 M 2.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9731), 1 ov. F 2.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-9732). New Caledonia. CHALCAL 2, Stn CP18, 24°47.00'S, 168 °09.43'E, 274 m, 27 October 1986: 1 ov. F 3.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2013-8303).

Coloration. Base color of carapace and abdomen whitish. Dark bluish or brownish blotch behind each orbit, on each anterior branchial region, on each side of abdominal somites 2–3, and along median part of abdominal somites 4–5. P 1 with transverse brown and whitish stripes; base of both fingers white, each tip with red spot. P 2–4 with distal part of meri and propodi and along extensor margin of propodi and dactyli pink, with darker transverse ridges. Rostrum and eyes peduncle reddish or pale.

Remarks. Galathea bimaculata  is closely related to G. p s i l a n. sp. from New Caledonia (see Remarks of G. psila  ).

Distribution. Western Pacific, from Japan to New Caledonia, Western Australia; on bryozoan and seaweeds, 2– 36 m.

SMF

Forschungsinstitut und Natur-Museum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea bimaculata Miyake & Baba, 1966

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

Galathea bimaculata

Minemizu 2000: 166
Kamezaki 1988: 97
Miyake 1982: 145
Baba 1982: 60
Baba 1979: 652
Miyake 1966: 69
1979