Uroptychus joloensis Van Dam, 1939, Van Dam, 1939

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: 164

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Uroptychus joloensis Van Dam, 1939
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Uroptychus joloensis Van Dam, 1939  

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Uroptychus joloensis Van Dam, 1939: 395   , figs 2, 2a, 2 b, 2 c. Uroptychus kudayagi Miyake, 1961: 237   , figs 1, 2.

Material examined. Two males (cl 4.0, 3.6 mm), Timor Sea (14 ° 33.73 'S, 122 ° 55.1 'E – 14 ° 33.68 'S, 122 ° 54.9 'E), 95–105 m, 5 Jul 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 161), CSIRO acquisition number 0 29, NMV J 56120; 1 ovigerous female (cl 5.5 mm), Western Australia, off Broome (16 ° 45.15 'S, 121 ° 2.8 'E – 16 ° 44.6 'S, 121 ° 2.2 'E), 100–108 m, 30 Jun 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 116), CSIRO acquisition number 0 0 8, NMV J 57247; 2 males (cl 4.3, 3.6 mm), Western Australia, off Eighty Mile Beach (18 ° 27.61 'S, 120 ° 8.68 'E – 18 ° 27.72 'S, 120 ° 8.68 'E), 80–81 m, 19 Jun 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 082), CSIRO acquisition number 170, NMV J 56130.

Colour. Body and appendages white with orange-red in orbits and peduncles of eyes.

Distribution. Jolo, Indonesia and north-western Australia, 37– 142 m.

Remarks. The new material agrees with specimens previously reported from NW Australia (Ahyong & Baba, 2004).