Uroptychus vandamae Baba, 1988

Mccallum, Anna W. & Poore, Gary C. B., 2013, Chirostylidae of Australia’s western continental margin (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura), with the description of five new species, Zootaxa 3664 (2), pp. 149-175 : 169

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3664.2.3

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6149839

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Uroptychus vandamae Baba, 1988
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Uroptychus vandamae Baba, 1988

( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12. A H)

Uroptychus gracilimanus .—Doflein & Balss, 1913: 134 (part) (not U. gracilimanus (Henderson, 1885 )) . Uroptychus vandamae Baba, 1988: 49 , fig. 21.

Material examined. One male (cl. 10.6 mm), 2 ovigerous females (cl 10.9 – 8.6 mm) Timor Sea (14 ° 36.88 'S, 121 ° 19.65 'E – 14 ° 36.25 'S, 121 ° 20.73 'E), 698–705 m, 3 Jul 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 147), CSIRO acquisition number 0 63, NMV J 56124. 1 male (cl 10 mm) (16 ° 44.28 'S, 119 ° 15.03 'E – 16 ° 43.8 'S, 119 ° 15.48 'E), 693–698 m, 17 Jun 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 70), CSIRO acquisition number 0 38, NMV J 57248.

Colour. Pale pink with fine speckled orange dots. Red intestinal tract observable through carapace. Distribution. Madagascar, Macassar Strait, Molucca Sea, north-western Australia, 450–1200 m. Remarks. This material agrees with the original description of material from the Molucca Sea, Indonesia (Baba, 1988). This is the first record of this species for Australia.