Homolochunia kullar Griffin & Brown, 1976

Forges, Bertrand Richer De & Ng, Peter K. L., 2008, New western Pacific records of Homolidae De Haan, 1839, with descriptions of new species of Homolochunia Doflein, 1904, and Latreillopsis Henderson, 1888 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura), Zootaxa 1967, pp. 1-35: 7-8

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5242795

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5242795

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Homolochunia kullar Griffin & Brown, 1976
status

 

Homolochunia kullar Griffin & Brown, 1976  

( Figs. 4B, 5C, 6B)

Homolochunia kullar Griffin & Brown, 1976: 249   , figs. 1–3. — Guinot & Richer de Forges 1995: 432, figs. 49A–B, 50 a–b, 51. — Ng et al. 2008: 40.

Material examined. New Caledonia: CONCALIS cruise, stn. CP 3013, 18°48.50’S 163°11.36’E, 669–683 m, 8 May 2008: 2 males (30.1 x 21.5 mm, 29.8 x 20.8 mm) ( ZRC 2008.0980 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. Griffin & Brown (1976) first described the species from Australia. This species has a very characteristic pseudo-chela on the P5, which closely resembles a real chela ( Fig. 6B) (see also Guinot & Richer de Forges 1995: 527). Known only from the Coral and Tasman seas, from 500 to 825 m.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Homolidae

Genus

Homolochunia

Loc

Homolochunia kullar Griffin & Brown, 1976

Forges, Bertrand Richer De & Ng, Peter K. L. 2008
2008
Loc

Homolochunia kullar

Ng, P. K. L. & Guinot, D. & Davie, P. J. F. 2008: 40
Guinot, D. & Richer de Forges, B. 1995: 432
Griffin, D. J. G. & Brown, D. E. 1976: 249
1976