Une espèce nouvelle de Neocallichirus aux îles Tuamotu, Polynésie française (Crustacea, Decapoda, Thalassinidea)

Nguyen NGOC-HO

fr Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 4ème série – section A – Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie animales 17 (1-2) - Page

Published on 17 November 1995

A new species of Neocallichirus from the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia (Crustacea, Decapoda, Thalassinidea)

A new species of the Callianassidae from French Polynesia, Neocallichirus taiaro, is described and figured. It is related to a group of species whose uropodal endopod is broader than long, and especially to Neocallichirus lemaitrei Manning from Colombia. Distinguishing characters between the two species are discussed.

Keywords :
Crustacea, Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae, Taxonomy, Neocallichirus, new species, French Polynesia