Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus, Fransen, 2006

Fransen, Charles H. J. M., 2006, On Pontoniinae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae) collected from ascidians, Zoosystema 28 (3), pp. 713-746: 732

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5392396

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/383087B3-FF80-FFA1-B0D2-F9CA351317EE

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scientific name

Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus
status

n. sp.

Periclimenaeus orbitocarinatus   n. sp. ( Figs 13-15 View FIG View FIG View FIG )

TYPE MATERIAL. — Loyalty Islands. MUSORSTOM 6, stn DW 431, 20°22.25’S, 166°10.00’E, 21 m, in Lissoclinum verrilli (Van Name, 1902)   , 18.II.1989, coll. B. Richer de

Forges, 1 ovigerous ♀ holotype pocl. 2.3 mm (minor P2 missing, telson broken) (MNHN-Na 15253).

Madagascar. MUA 76, in Didemnum sp.   , coll. P. Laboute, 1 ovigerous ♀ paratype pocl. 2.1 mm ( RMNH D 51002 View Materials ).

Indonesia. Manado, 15 m, in Didemnum sp.   , 2 juvenile paratype specimens pocl. 1.1 mm ( R = 2/0) and 1.4 mm ( R = 2/0) (damaged, most pereiopods detached) (MNHN- Na 15254).

ETYMOLOGY. — From the Latin “orbita” referring to the orbit of the eye, combined with the Latin “carina” meaning “ridge”.

DESCRIPTION OF FEMALE HOLOTYPE

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

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Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile