Oratosquillina inornata (Tate, 1883)

Ahyong, Shane T. & Kumar, Appukuttannair Biju, 2018, First records of seven species of mantis shrimp from India (Crustacea: Stomatopoda), Zootaxa 4370 (4), pp. 381-394 : 389-390

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4370.4.4

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Oratosquillina inornata (Tate, 1883)
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Oratosquillina inornata (Tate, 1883)

( Fig. 2F View FIGURE 2 )

Squilla inornata TATE, 1883: 51, PL. 2 [ TYPE LOCALITY: GULF ST. VINCENT, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA].

Squilla oratoria VAR. perpensa .— KEMP 1913: 71 [PART, NOT Squilla oratoria VAR. perpensa KEMP, 1911 ]. Oratosquilla hindustanica MANNING, 1978B: 15–17, FIGS. 7, 15 [TYPE LOCALITY: TUTICORIN, MADRAS, GULF OF MANAAR, INDIA, 8°47’N, 78°08’E].

Oratosquilla solicitans MANNING, 1978B: 25–28, FIGS. 13, 14, 15 [TYPE LOCALITY: SANDAKAN, SABAH, MALAYSIA, 5°50’N, 118°07’E]. Oratosquilla megalops MANNING, 1980B: 523–524, FIG. 1 View FIGURE1 [TYPE LOCALITY: ANPING, TAIwAN].—LIU & WANG 1999: 579. Oratosquilla inornata .—SHANBOGUE 1969: 36; 1986: 550–551, PL. 5 FIG. 28.—GHOSH 1998: 421, 430–431. Oratosquillina inornata .— AHYONG 2001: 291–293, FIG. 141.—AHYONG & NAIYANETR 2002: 300.—AHYONG et al. 2008: 154–155,

FIGS. 122–123.

Material examined. Tamil Nadu: ZRC, 1 male (TL 97 mm), Tuticorin, 22 March 2017.

Remarks. Oratosquillina inornata was preViously recorded from Tuticorin as the type material of its junior synonym, Oratosquillina hindustanica (Manning, 1978b) , which was itself reported by Kemp (1913) under the name Squilla oratoria Var. perpensa Kemp, 1911 (currently Oratosquillina perpensa ).

Distribution. Eastern India to the Andaman Sea, Australia, the South China Sea and Taiwan; O. inornata is yet to be recorded from western India; intertidal to at least 70 m (Ahyong & Naiyanetr 2002).

ZRC

Zoological Reference Collection, National University of Singapore