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.


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