Jocaste japonica ( Ortmann, 1890 ), Ortmann, 1890

Li, Xinzheng, Cleva, Régis & Poupin, Joseph, 2012, Report on some caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Mayotte, southwest Indian Ocean, Zootaxa 3162, pp. 1-30: 17-19

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.246311

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5227078

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Jocaste japonica ( Ortmann, 1890 )
status

 

Jocaste japonica ( Ortmann, 1890)  

(fig. 12)

Coralliocaris superba   var. japonica Ortmann, 1890   .

Coralliocaris japonica   — Borradaile, 1917: 384.

Jocaste japonica   — Patton, 1966: 279, fig. 36. — Poupin, 1998: 14. — Li, 2000: 69, fig. 70. — De Grave, 2000: 125. — Bruce, 2006: 15. — Li and Bruce, 2006: 638 View Cited Treatment . — Marin and Savinkin, 2007: fig. 85 C (colour). — Li et al., 2007: 214, fig. 99 a–d

Material examined. St 3, 02/ 11 /2009, 19h– 21 h, Trévani fringing reef at night, 12 ° 43 ' 43.19 "S, 45 ° 11 ' 43.97 "E, coll. KUW fieldwork, snorkelling and scuba diving, 1–8 m, coral grounds at night, 3 ovigerous females (LC 3.0– 3.2 mm, LT about 14 mm), MNHN-Na 17063; St 14, 09/ 11 /2009, 10h– 12 h, La Prudente bank, 12 ° 38 ' 50.68 "S, 44 ° 58 ' 41.93 "E, coll. KUW fieldwork, scuba diving 15–17 m, sediment suction pump, sandy bottom, coral boulders, 1 ovigerous female (LC 3.4 mm, LT 19.6 mm), MNHN-Na 17060.

Colouration (fig. 12). Body transparent, with minute red markings on carapace, abdomen and appendages, carapace somewhat greenish.

Distribution. Type locality Kagoshima, Japan. Also known from Kenya, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, La Réunion, Maldives, Chagos Islands, Vietnam, South China Sea, Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia (Western Australia, Queensland), Mariana Islands, Caroline Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji.

Remarks. The specimens agree with previous descriptions and illustrations. This common species in Indo- Pacific was not previously recorded from Mayotte with certainty, although it was recorded from Madagascar and Mozambique. The specimen of MNHN-Na 17063 was collected together with 1 male of Cuapetes tenuipes ( Borradaile, 1898)   (MNHN-Na 16041) and 1 female of Palaemonella rotumana ( Borradaile, 1898)   (MNHN-Na 16049) at Station 3.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Jocaste

Loc

Jocaste japonica ( Ortmann, 1890 )

Li, Xinzheng, Cleva, Régis & Poupin, Joseph 2012
2012
Loc

Jocaste japonica

Li 2007: 214
Li 2006: 638
Li 2000: 69
De 2000: 125
Poupin 1998: 14
Patton 1966: 279
1966
Loc

Coralliocaris japonica

Borradaile 1917: 384
1917