Caridina variabilirostris, Mazancourt & Marquet & Keith, 2018

Mazancourt, Valentin de, Marquet, Gerard & Keith, Philippe, 2018, Caridina variabilirostris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae), a new species of freshwater shrimp from Pohnpei (Micronesia), European Journal of Taxonomy 453, pp. 1-16: 7-10

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.453

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3818686

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/63F36D6C-9049-4D5E-902E-D38A3BCA3B0A

taxon LSID

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treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Caridina variabilirostris
status

sp. nov.

Caridina variabilirostris   sp. nov.

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Figs 3–4 View Fig View Fig

Etymology

The new species is named variabilirostris   for its variable rostrum length.

Material examined

Holotype

POHNPEI (Station 8): ♂, cl 3.5 mm, Nanpil river , 06°54.252′ N, 158°11.491′ E, 180 m a.s.l., 13 Mar. 2012 (MNHN-IU-2018-231, DNA: CA1397).

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Paratypes

POHNPEI – Nanpil river (Station 1): 1 ♂, cl 3.2 mm, 06°55.242′ N, 158°12.265′ E, 127 m a.s.l., 9 Mar. 2012, (MNHN-IU-2018-232); 1 ♀, cl 4.6 mm, same data as for preceding (MNHN-IU-2018-233); 1 ♀ ovig., cl 4.1 mm, same data as for preceding (MNHN-IU-2018-234, DNA: CA1396). – Nanpil river (Station 3): 1 ♂, cl 3.4 mm 06°55.111′ N, 158°12.878′ E, 52 m a.s.l., 9 Mar. 2012 ( MNHN- IU-2018-235); 1 ♀ ovig., cl 4.5 mm, same data as for preceding (MNHN-IU-2018-236). – Lehn Mesi river (Station 5): 2 ♀♀, cl 4.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-237) and 4.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-238); 1 ♀ ovig., cl 4.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-239), 06°51.107′ N, 158°11.896′ E, 139 m a.s.l., 10 Mar. 2012. – Senipehn river (Station 7): 1 ♀, 06°51.906′ N, 158°16.010′ E, 95 m a.s.l., 12 Mar. 2012, cl 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-240); 2 ♀♀, ovig., cl. 4.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-241) and 4.5 mm ( MNHN- IU-2018-242), same data as for preceding. – Nanpil river (Station 8): 3 ♂♂, cl 3.4 mm ( MNHN- IU-2018-243, DNA: CA1399), 3.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-244) and 3.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-245, DNA: CA1398), 06°54.252′ N, 158°11.491′ E, 180 m a.s.l., 13 Mar. 2012; 1 ♀, cl 4.4 mm ( MNHN- IU-2018-246), same data as for preceding; 1 ♀ ovig., cl 5.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-247), same data as for preceding. – Nanpil estuary (Station 9): 2 ♂♂, cl 2.2 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-248, DNA: CA1401) and 2.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-249), 06°56.609′ N, 158°13.550′ E, 5 m a.s.l., 13 Mar. 2012; 2 ♀♀, 3.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-250, DNA: CA1400) and 3.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-251), same data as for preceding; 2 ♀♀ ovig., cl 4.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-252) and 4.4 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-253), same data as for preceding. – Mahnd river (Station 10): 2 ♂♂, cl 2.9 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-254) and 3.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-255), 06°50.221′ N, 158°17.212′ E, 107 m a.s.l., 14 Mar. 2012; 1 ♀ ovig., cl. 4.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2018-256), same data as for preceding.

Comparative material

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Atyidae

Genus

Caridina