Rostronia stylirostris ( Holthuis, 1952 )

Fransen, Charles H. J. M., 2006, On Pontoniinae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae) collected from ascidians, Zoosystema 28 (3), pp. 713-746: 716

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5468653

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/383087B3-FF90-FFB1-B0DC-FEE630061195

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Rostronia stylirostris ( Holthuis, 1952 )
status

 

Rostronia stylirostris ( Holthuis, 1952)  

Pontonia stylirostris Holthuis, 1952: 169   , figs 82-84 (type locality: between Pulau Misool and New Guinea, 1°42.5’S, 130°47.5’W, 32 m).

Rostronia stylirostris   – Fransen 2002: 260-270, figs 171- 177.

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Moçambique. Ibo Island, in lagoon, in Ascidia sydneiensis Stimpson, 1855   , 11.XI.1995, 1 ovigerous ♀ pocl. 3.1 mm (MNHN-Na 15220).

REMARKS

Rostrum with two distal dorsal teeth. Fingers of minor chelae with 10 small teeth in proximal third of cutting edge.

The species has been recorded from the Red Sea, Oman and, Tanganyika, Australia, Misool, Indonesia, and New Guinea. This is the first record of the species for Moçambique.

Except for the reference to a “black ascidian” for the specimen from the Red Sea ( Fransen 2002: 270) no hosts are known. Ascidia sydneiensis   constitutes a new host record.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Palaemonidae

Genus

Rostronia

Loc

Rostronia stylirostris ( Holthuis, 1952 )

Fransen, Charles H. J. M. 2006
2006
Loc

Rostronia stylirostris

FRANSEN C. H. J. M. 2002: 260
2002
Loc

Pontonia stylirostris

HOLTHUIS L. B. 1952: 169
1952