Typton wasini Bruce, 1977, Bruce, 1977

Li, Xinzheng, Cleva, Régis & Poupin, Joseph, 2012, Report on some caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Mayotte, southwest Indian Ocean, Zootaxa 3162, pp. 1-30: 26-27

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5227104

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Typton wasini Bruce, 1977
status

 

Typton wasini Bruce, 1977  

(fig. 17)

Typton wasini Bruce, 1977: 272   , figs. 1–6; 2010: 61, fig. 8. — Li, 2000: 295, fig. 396. Typton nanus Bruce, 1987 b: 49   , figs. 1–5; 2007: 124. — Li, 2000: 292, fig. 391.

Material examined. St 12, 06/ 11 /2009, 10h– 12 h 30, La Prévoyante reef, 12 ° 41 ' 34.70 "S, 45 ° 9 ' 59.99 "E, coll. KUW fieldwork, scuba diving 6–11 m, sediment suction pump, Acropora   coral grounds, in cylindrical sponge, 2 females (LC 2.4 and 2.5 mm), 1 ovigerous female (LC 2.6 mm, LT 9 mm), MNHN-Na 17580.

Colouration (fig. 17 A). Body transparent blue, with green ovaries.

Distribution. Type locality Wasini   Island Channel, Kenya. Also known from Australia (North-West Shelf).

Remarks. Bruce (2010) synonymized Typton nanus Bruce, 1987   as junior synonym of T. wasini Bruce, 1977   . The specimens agree well with the original descriptions and illustrations of Bruce (1977, 1987b). The species was not previously recorded from Mayotte with certainty. Colouration of the species is reported here for the first time. The specimens were found associated with cylindrical sponge (fig. 17 B, C).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Typton

Loc

Typton wasini Bruce, 1977

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

Typton wasini

Li 2000: 295
Li 2000: 292
Bruce 1987: 49
Bruce 1977: 272
1977