Uroptychus nigricapillis Alcock, 1901, Alcock, 1901

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 nigricapillis Alcock, 1901
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Uroptychus nigricapillis Alcock, 1901  

( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12. A E)

Uroptychus nigricapillis Alcock, 1901: 283   , pl. 3, fig. 3.

Material examined. Female (cl 8.6 mm), Western Australia, off Port Hedland (18 ° 34.2 'S, 117 ° 27.86 'E – 18 ° 34.06 'S, 117 ° 28.63 'E), 405 – 401 m, 14 Jun 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 052), CSIRO acquisition number 0 43, NMV J 57245; 1 ovigerous female (cl 9.1mm), off Dampier Peninsula (14 ° 51.2 'S, 121 ° 25.83 'E – 14 ° 50.71 'S, 121 ° 27.01 'E), 396–403 m, 2 Jul 2007 (stn SS05/ 2007 144), CSIRO acquisition number 0 52, NMV J 56129.

Colour. Pereopods orange and speckled. Body pale with red intestinal tract observable through carapace.

Distribution. Western Indian Ocean, Andaman Sea, Indonesia, the Philippines and north-western Australia, 66–2000 m.

Remarks. The new material agrees with that previously reported from north-western Australia (Ahyong & Baba 2004).