Odontodactylus cultrifer (White, 1851)

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: 384

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

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5998600

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Odontodactylus cultrifer (White, 1851)
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Odontodactylus cultrifer (White, 1851)  

( Fig. 1C View FIGURE1 )

Gonodactylus cultrifer   WHITE, 1851: 96, PL. 16: FIGS. 1 View FIGURE1 , 2 View FIGURE 2 [TYPE LOCALITY: CHINA]   .

Gonodactylus carinifer   POCOCK, 1893: 478, PL. 20B, FIG. 4 [TYPE LOCALITY: HOLOTHURIA BANK, 13°25’S, 126°00’E].

Odontodactylus cultrifer   .— KEMP 1913: 137–138.— MOOSA 1986: 382; 1991: 162.—AHYONG 2001: 79–81, FIG. 38; 2010: 110.

Odontodactylus carinifer   .— KEMP 1913: 138–139.

Odontodactylus mindanaoensis   ROxAS & ESTAMPADOR, 1930: 94, 115, PL. 4: FIGS. 1–3 View FIGURE1 View FIGURE 2 View FIGURE 3 [TYPE LOCALITY: COTABATO, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES, 7°13’S, 124°15’E] GoogleMaps   .

Odontodactylus cultrifer   VAR. tridentata SERENE, 1954: 6, 7, 8, 72, PL. 6: FIGS. 7, 8 [TYPE LOCALITY: NHATRANG BAY, VIETNAM]   .

Material examined. Tamil Nadu: DABFUK, 1 male (TL 82 mm), Arabian Sea off Muttom, 7 October 2016   ; DABFUK, 1 male (TL 90 mm), Arabian Sea off Muttom, 7 October 2016.

Remarks. The present specimens represent the first records of O. cultrifer   from India and the westernmost record of the species. The dactyli of the raptorial claws haVe three teeth on the occlusal margin.

Distribution. Japan to the South China Sea, Australia, the Andaman Sea, and now from India; 7–51 m (Ahyong 2001).

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