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A New Deep-Sea Pontoniine Shrimp (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) of the “Periclimenes Foresti Bruce, 1981” Species Group from Taiwan

A New Deep-Sea Pontoniine Shrimp (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) of the “Periclimenes Foresti Bruce,... Special Issue on the Occasion of the 80 th Birthday of A. J. (Sandy) Bruce — 50 Years of Shrimping in the Indo-West Pacific A NEW DEEP-SEA PONTONIINE SHRIMP (DECAPODA, PALAEMONIDAE) OF THE “ PERICLIMENES FORESTI BRUCE, 1981” SPECIES GROUP FROM TAIWAN BY MASAKO MITSUHASHI 1 ) and TIN-YAM CHAN 2,3 ) 1 ) Laboratory of Biology, Osaka Institute of Technology, Ohmiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan 2 ) Institute of Marine Biology, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei Ning Road, Keelung 202, Taiwan, R.O.C. ABSTRACT A new species of pontoniine shrimp, Periclimenes sandybrucei n. sp., is described and illustrated based on a specimen collected from deep water off northeastern Taiwan. The new species is allied to the “ Periclimenes foresti Bruce, 1981” species group but can be readily distinguished from all the known species of this group by bearing three pairs of dorsolateral spines on the telson, and having the propodi of the third to fifth pereiopods unarmed. ZUSAMMENFASSUNG Eine neue Art pontoniiner Garnelen, Periclimenes sandybrucei n. sp., wird anhand eines Exemplars aus einem Tiefwassergebiet vor der Nordostküste Taiwans beschrieben und illustriert. Die neue Art steht der “ Periclimenes foresti Bruce, 1981” Artengruppe nahe, unterscheidet sich aber von http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Crustaceana Brill

A New Deep-Sea Pontoniine Shrimp (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) of the “Periclimenes Foresti Bruce, 1981” Species Group from Taiwan

Crustaceana , Volume 82 (7): 919 – Jan 1, 2009

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© 2009 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Special Issue on the Occasion of the 80 th Birthday of A. J. (Sandy) Bruce — 50 Years of Shrimping in the Indo-West Pacific A NEW DEEP-SEA PONTONIINE SHRIMP (DECAPODA, PALAEMONIDAE) OF THE “ PERICLIMENES FORESTI BRUCE, 1981” SPECIES GROUP FROM TAIWAN BY MASAKO MITSUHASHI 1 ) and TIN-YAM CHAN 2,3 ) 1 ) Laboratory of Biology, Osaka Institute of Technology, Ohmiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan 2 ) Institute of Marine Biology, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei Ning Road, Keelung 202, Taiwan, R.O.C. ABSTRACT A new species of pontoniine shrimp, Periclimenes sandybrucei n. sp., is described and illustrated based on a specimen collected from deep water off northeastern Taiwan. The new species is allied to the “ Periclimenes foresti Bruce, 1981” species group but can be readily distinguished from all the known species of this group by bearing three pairs of dorsolateral spines on the telson, and having the propodi of the third to fifth pereiopods unarmed. ZUSAMMENFASSUNG Eine neue Art pontoniiner Garnelen, Periclimenes sandybrucei n. sp., wird anhand eines Exemplars aus einem Tiefwassergebiet vor der Nordostküste Taiwans beschrieben und illustriert. Die neue Art steht der “ Periclimenes foresti Bruce, 1981” Artengruppe nahe, unterscheidet sich aber von

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Published: Jan 1, 2009

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