Caridina variabilis, Mazancourt & Marquet & Rogers & Keith, 2018

Mazancourt, Valentin De, Marquet, Gerard, Rogers, D. Christopher & Keith, Philippe, 2018, Description of a new species of Caridina (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) from two Micronesian islands (Guam and Babeldaob), Zootaxa 4377 (1), pp. 39-50: 43-44

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4377.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A79512B4-E6F5-4267-BB62-5A9B48E30563

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B93630FE-5ED6-4C38-8FB8-7BCF876147B0

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:B93630FE-5ED6-4C38-8FB8-7BCF876147B0

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Caridina variabilis
status

n. sp.

Caridina variabilis   , n. sp.

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Material examined. Holotype: PALAU. MNHN-IU- 2017-2082 ( DNA: CA1026) 1♂ cl 3.4 mm, Tabecheding River 27/02/2011, 07°27.169N, 134°31.748E.

Paratypes: PALAU. One male cl 2.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2083, DNA: CA1032 View Materials ) and three non-ovigerous females cl 4.1 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2084 DNA: CA1029 View Materials ) 4.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2085 DNA: CA1025 View Materials ) & cl. 4.9 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2086 DNA: CA1030 View Materials ), Tabecheding river 27/02/2011, 07°27.169N, 134°31.748E GoogleMaps   . 2♀ ovig cl 4.0 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2087 DNA: CA1149 View Materials ) & 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2088 DNA: CA1148 View Materials ), Ngerchokl River 27/02/2011, 07°36.527N, 134°36.958E GoogleMaps   . 1♀ ovig cl 3.9 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2089 DNA: CA1111 View Materials ), Kirelauch River 28/02/2011, 07°41.417N, 134°37.754E GoogleMaps   . 2♂ cl 3.2 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2090) & 3.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2091), West Coast stream Northern Tip 28/02/2011, 07°43.056N, 134°36.924E GoogleMaps   . 1♀ cl 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2092 DNA: CA1106 View Materials ) and 2♀ ovig cl 4.2 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2093 DNA: CA1104 View Materials ) & 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2094 DNA: CA1107 View Materials ), small stream East Coast 07°29.909N, 134°38.099E GoogleMaps   . 1♀ ovig cl 4.2 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2095 DNA: CA1020 View Materials ), Ngermeskang River 01/03/2011, altitude: 75m, 07°32.484N, 134°34.670E GoogleMaps   . 1♀ ovig cl 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2096 DNA: CA1203 View Materials ), Ngardmau Waterfall 02/03/2011, 07°35.482N, 134°35.573E GoogleMaps   . 1♀ cl 3.6 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2097 DNA: CA1204 View Materials ), Mesekelat River 03/03/2011, 07°26.305N, 134°34.321E. GoogleMaps  

PALAU Not C. b. uncata Holthuis   : USNM 105430 View Materials : holotype, 1♀ ovig cl 3.5 mm Arakitaoch River   ; USNM 105434: paratype, 1♀ cl 4.4 mm.

Not C. brachydactyla   : USNM 172589: 1♂ cl 2.5 mm and 1♀ cl 3.0 mm; USNM 172590: 1♀ cl 5.5 mm.

GUAM. Assan River : DCR (D. Christopher Rogers collections) 9♂ cl 2.7 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2098 DNA: CA1535 View Materials ), 3.5 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2099 DNA: CA1536 View Materials ), 2.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2100 DNA: CA1537 View Materials ), 2.7 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2101 DNA: CA1539 View Materials ), 2.8 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2102 DNA: CA1540 View Materials ), 2.4 mm (MNHN- IU- 2017-2103 DNA: CA1541 View Materials ), 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2104 DNA: CA1542 View Materials ), 2.7 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2102 DNA: CA1543 View Materials ), 2.3 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2105 DNA: CA1544 View Materials ) and 1♀ ovig cl 4.5 mm (MNHN-IU- 2017-2106 DNA: CA1538 View Materials )   . BPBM 4227 1♀ ovig cl 4.4 mm; 13° 28' 18.24"N, 144° 42' 48.66"E; 03/02/2011; DCR: 14♂ cl 2.1–3.4 mm, 6♀ cl 2.8–3.3 mm, and 4♀ ovig cl 3.4–4.3 mm; 13° 28' 18.24"N, 144 ° 42' 48.66"E. 02/02/2011. Masso River : DCR: 9♂ cl 2.2–3.6 mm   , 3♀ cl 2.7–3.2 mm, and 13♀ ovig cl 3.4–4.5 mm; 13° 27' 32.85"N, 144° 41' 54.26"E; 1 February 2011. Namo River : 2♂ cl 2.4–2.8 mm   , 2♀ cl 2.6–3.0 mm, and 11♀ ovig cl 3.4–4.2 mm; 13° 23' 58.59"N, 144° 39' 58.81"E; 01/02/2011. DCR: 6♂ cl 2.4–3.1 mm; 13° 23' 57.16"N, 144° 40' 05.22"E; 02/02/ 2011. Ceti River : 1♀ cl 2.3 mm, and 7♀ ovig cl 3.1–4.1 mm; 13° 19' 34.66"N, 144° 40' 09.12"E; 31/01/2011 GoogleMaps   . Toguan River : 29♂ cl 2.0– 3.4 mm   , 16♀ cl 2.4–3.5 mm, and 34♀ ovig cl 3.5–4.3 mm; 13° 17' 17.94"N, 144° 39' 55.77"E; 31/01/2011. DCR: 8♂ cl 2.2–3.4 mm, 1♀ cl 2.6 mm, and 9♀ ovig cl 3.6–4.0 mm; 13° 17' 15.79"N, 144° 40' 02.51"E; 02/02/2011. Ylig River : 1♂ cl 2.4 mm, and 3♀ ovig cl 3.3–4.1 mm; 13° 23' 46.21"N, 144° 45' 54.85"E; 30/01/2011. GoogleMaps  

MARIANA ISLANDS ( Island not specified): Not C. brachydactyla   : MNHN-IU-2015-1824: 2♀ ovig cl 4.2–5.2 mm.

DNA

Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

DCR

Museum and Art Gallery

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Atyidae

Genus

Caridina