Galathea ternatensis De Man, 1902,

Osawa, Masayuki & Safaie, Mohsen, 2014, Two squat lobster species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from the Persian Gulf, with description of a new species of Raymunida Macpherson & Machordom, 2000, Zootaxa 3861 (3), pp. 265-274: 266

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3861.3.4

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3508242

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scientific name

Galathea ternatensis De Man, 1902
status

 

Galathea ternatensis De Man, 1902 

( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 A)

Galathea orientalis  var. ternatensis De Man, 1902: 714  .

Galathea ternatensis  . — Baba et al., 2008: 80 (compilation); Dong & Li, 2010: 21 View Cited Treatment , fig. 13; Macpherson & Cleva, 2010: 63 View Cited Treatment , fig. 3 I, J.

Material examined. North of Lavan Island, Hormozgan Province, Iran, Persian Gulf, 26 ° 54 ' N, 53 ° 21 ' E, 30–50 m depth, bottom trawl, 14 December 2011, coll. K. Khajehnoori, 1 ovigerous female (cl 6.0 mm), FHU.

Coloration. In formalin preservative ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1 A). Carapace and pleon brown, pereopods reddish brown in general. The fresh coloration of Galathea ternatensis  is illustrated by Macpherson & Cleva (2010: fig. 3 I, J).

Distribution. Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific: southern Japan, South China Sea, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea,Western Australia, New Caledonia, Maldives, Seychelles (Providence), Madagascar, and Mozambique Channel; depths of 18– 210 m. Now known from the Persian Gulf.

Remarks. The present specimen agrees well with the previous descriptions and diagnoses of G. ternatensis  by Miyake & Baba (1963) and Baba (1977).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Galatheidae

Genus

Galathea

Loc

Galathea ternatensis De Man, 1902

Osawa, Masayuki & Safaie, Mohsen 2014
2014
Loc

Galathea ternatensis

Dong 2010: 21
Macpherson 2010: 63
Baba 2008: 80
2008
Loc

Galathea orientalis

Man 1902: 714