Uroptychus scandens Benedict, 1902, Benedict, 1902

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: 165

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Uroptychus scandens Benedict, 1902
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Uroptychus scandens Benedict, 1902  

( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12. A F)

Uroptychus scandens Benedict, 1902: 298   , fig. 42.

Material examined. Male (cl 2.9 mm), Western Australia, near Mermaid Reef (17 ° 26.06 'S, 120 ° 26.12 'E – 17 ° 26.6 'S, 120 ° 26.45 'E), 202–206 m, 20 June 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 095), CSIRO acquisition number 0 21, NMV J 57249.

Colour. Pearly transparent, with two white lines on meri of pereopods, and white lines on meri of walking legs. Distribution. Japan, Korea, East China Sea, Java Sea, Banda Sea and Kei Islands, 68– 495 m. Remarks. This very small specimen agrees well with the diagnosis provided by Baba (2005). This is the first record for Australia.