Galathea Fabricius, 1793,

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: 13

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Galathea Fabricius, 1793
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Genus Galathea Fabricius, 1793 

Galathea Fabricius, 1793: 47  (gender: feminine).— Stimpson, 1858: 76.— Haswell, 1882 b: 161.— Henderson, 1888: 117.—A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1894: 249.—A. Milne Edwards & Bouvier, 1897: 13.— Stebbing, 1910: 362.— Doflein & Balss, 1913: 139.— Schmitt, 1921: 163.— Laurie, 1926: 123.— Makarov, 1938: 79 (1962: 81).— Barnard, 1950: 482.— Zariquiey Álvarez, 1968: 271.— Baba, 1969 b: 9.— Tirmizi & Javed, 1993: 41.— Ingle & Christiansen, 2004: 151.— Poore, 2004: 231.— Baba, 2005: 74.—Baba et al., 2008: 64 (compilation); 2009: 105.—Macpherson & Baba, 2011: 53.

Type species: Cancer strigosus Linnaeus, 1761  .

Diagnosis. (from Baba et al. 2009 and Macpherson & Baba 2011) Carapace dorsally with setiferous transverse ridges (obsolescent in a few species), laterally with row of spines. Cardiac region poorly defined. Rostrum dorsoventrally flattened, triangular, with 4 (rarely 2 or 5) lateral teeth. Abdominal somites unarmed. Telson subdivision usually incomplete. Ocular peduncles usually short, cornea somewhat dilated and well-pigmented. Orbit delimited ventrally by a denticulate crest. Antennular article 1 with 2 or 3 distal spines (distodorsal and distolateral usually present, distomesial often reduced or absent). Article 1 of antennal peduncle usually with welldeveloped distomesial spine; article 2 with distomesial and distolateral spines. Mxp 3 ischium subtriangular in cross-section, merus armed with 1–3 spines on flexor margin. P 1 spinose and setose. P 2–4 with row of spines on extensor margin of meri and carpi; flexor margin of dactylus with row of distinct teeth each bearing stiff corneous seta, ultimate tooth usually prominent. G 1 rarely absent; G 2 present.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Loc

Galathea Fabricius, 1793

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

Galathea

Baba 2005: 74
Ingle 2004: 151
Poore 2004: 231
Tirmizi 1993: 41
Baba 1969: 9
Zariquiey 1968: 271
Barnard 1950: 482
Makarov 1938: 79
Laurie 1926: 123
Schmitt 1921: 163
Doflein 1913: 139
Stebbing 1910: 362
Milne 1897: 13
Milne 1894: 249
Henderson 1888: 117
Haswell 1882: 161
Stimpson 1858: 76
Fabricius 1793: 47
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