Caridina leucosticta Stimpson, 1860

Cai, Y., 2006, Atyid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) of the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan, with descriptions of two new species, Journal of Natural History 40 (38 - 40), pp. 2123-2172: 2137-2138

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930601084049

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scientific name

Caridina leucosticta Stimpson, 1860
status

 

Caridina leucosticta Stimpson, 1860  

Caridina leucosticta Stimpson, 1860, p 97   [type locality: Simoda , Japan]

Caridina leucosticta: Kamita 1963, p 9   , fig. 9; Shokita and Nishijima 1977, p 189; Hayashi 1989c, p 230; Shokita 2003, p 249, figs. 18C, 19G, 20J; Shokita et al. 2002b, p 76; 2003b, p 117; Cai et al. 2006, p 401, figs. 7–10. (see Cai et al. (2006) for synonyms)

Material examined

Neotype: ovigerous female, cl 7.7 mm, NSMT (NIES-Iz-1), 138 ° 56.439E 34 ° 41.839N, Inouzawa River , freshwater, lotic, EC 134, Shimoda City, Izu Peninsula, coll. K. Satake, 10 Aug 2004. Others: one male, cl 4.4 mm, 1 female, cl 6.3 mm, 2 ovigerous females, cl 5.8–5.9 mm, ZRC, Okuma River , Okinawa Island , Ryukyu Islands , 31 June 1998; 14 males, cl 3.5–3.9 mm, 1 female, cl 4.0 mm, 7 ovigerous females, cl 4.5–5.8 mm, ZRC 2004.0530 View Materials , 128 ° 02.489E 26 ° 33.489N, freshwater stream draining to a small patch of mangrove, Oura River , Okinawa Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai et al., 11 June 2000; 5 males, cl 3.0–4.0 mm, 20 females, cl 4.5–5.2 mm, 19 January 1975, Yona River , Okinawa Island , Ryukyu Islands ; 1 male, cl 4.8 mm, Aritsu River , Kume-Jima, Ryukyu Islands , coll. A. Kawakami, 8 December 1995; 1 male, cl 4.3 mm, 5 ovigerous females, cl 5.5–6.2 mm, ZRC 2004.0531 View Materials , 128 ° 07.049E 26 ° 36.619N, Arume River , Okinawa Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai, N. K. Ng, T. Naruse and S. Islam, 11 June 2000; 1 male, cl 3.8 mm, 1 ovigerous female, cl 6.5 mm, ZRC, 123 ° 52.809E 24 ° 16.649N, shallow freshwater stream of Aira River , Iriomote Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai, N. K. Ng and T. Naruse, 14 June 2000; 9 males, cl 3.0– 4.2 mm, 12 ovigerous females, cl 4.7–6.5 mm, ZRC 2004.0532 View Materials , 123 ° 52.749E 24 ° 16.609N, shallow freshwater stream, downstream of Aira River , Iriomote Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai, N. K. Ng and T. Naruse, 14 June 2000; 7 males, cl 3.1–3.5 mm, 7 ovigerous females, cl 4.4–4.9 mm, ZRC 2004.0533 View Materials , 123 ° 51.299E 24 ° 18.399N, downstream from the headwater of Nakama River , Iriomote Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai, N. K. Ng and T. Naruse , 15 June 2000; 6 males, cl 4.2–4.7 mm, 8 females, cl 5.8–6.4 mm, 15 ovigerous females, cl 5.8–6.3 mm, ZRC 2004.0534 View Materials , fast flowing water, upper part of Omija River , Iriomote Island , Ryukyu Islands , coll. Y. Cai and T. Naruse , 15 June 2000; 3 males, cl 2.4–3.9 mm, 8 females, cl 4.6– 6.4 mm, 1 ovigerous female, cl 5.7 mm, ZRC 2004.0535 View Materials , upper Hiji fall, Hiji River , Okinawa Island , Ryukyu Islands , 4 November 1987; 3 females, cl 5.0– 5.9 mm, URB1750 View Materials , no data; 1 ovigerous female, cl 5.7 mm, URB1221 View Materials , Kawauchi-gawa River , Amami-Ohshima Island, Ryukyu Islands , coll. M. Takeda, 15 July 1988; 1 female, cl 3.0 mm, Kanyu-gawa River , Amami-ohshima , Ryukyu Islands , coll M. Takeda, 16 July 1988; 4 males, cl 4.4–5.0 mm, 6 ovigerous females, cl 6.6–6.8 mm, URB1111 View Materials , Kawauchi-gawa River , Amami-oshima , Ryukyu Islands , coll M. Takeda, 18 July 1988; 1 ovigerous female, cl 6.2 mm, URB1219 View Materials , Kawauchi-gawa River , Amami-ohshima, Ryukyu Islands, 18 July 1988. GoogleMaps  

Habitat

Lower reaches of rivers and streams which discharge to the sea.

Remarks

Cai et al. (2006) recently designated a neotype for C. leucosticta Stimpson, 1860   and redescribed it in detail.

Distribution

Caridina leucostica   has only been reported with certainty from Japan thus far (Cai et al. 2006).

NSMT

National Science Museum (Natural History)

ZRC

Zoological Reference Collection, National University of Singapore

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Atyidae

Genus

Caridina

Loc

Caridina leucosticta Stimpson, 1860

Cai, Y. 2006
2006
Loc

Caridina leucosticta:

Shokita S & Nagai T & Fujita Y & Naruse T & Ito A & Nagamatsu T & Yamazaki T & Shinjo K & Nagata Y 2002: 76
Hayashi K-I 1989: 230
Shokita S & Nishijima S 1977: 189
Kamita T 1963: 9
1963
Loc

Caridina leucosticta

Stimpson W 1860: 97
1860