Uroptychus flindersi Ahyong & Poore, 2004, Ahyong & Poore, 2004

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: 161

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3664.2.3

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scientific name

Uroptychus flindersi Ahyong & Poore, 2004
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Uroptychus flindersi Ahyong & Poore, 2004  

( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12. A C)

Uroptychus flindersi Ahyong & Poore, 2004: 37   , fig. 9.—Poore et al., 2008: 17.

Material examined. Two males (cl 9.4, 8.7 mm), Western Australia, off Bald Island (35 ° 12.82 'S, 118 ° 39.06 'E – 35 ° 12.23 'S, 118 ° 40.13 'E), 408–431 m, 24 Nov 2005 (stn SS 10-2005 034), CSIRO acquisition number 0 23, NMV J 54995.

Colour. Pale pink with fine speckled orange dots. Red intestinal tract observable through carapace.

Distribution. Tasmania and south-western Australia, 408– 714 m.

Remarks. This is the second record of the species in south-western Australia (Ahyong & Poore 2004).