A new genus for “ Neocallichirus ” grandis Karasawa & Goda, 1996, a ghost shrimp species (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) heretofore known only by fossil materials

@inproceedings{Komai2019ANG,
  title={A new genus for “ Neocallichirus ” grandis Karasawa & Goda, 1996, a ghost shrimp species (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) heretofore known only by fossil materials},
  author={Tomoyuki Komai and Hiroyuki Yokooka and Yumi Henmi and Gyo Itani},
  year={2019}
}
A new genus of the family Callianassidae, Laticallichirus , is established for “ Neocallichirus ” grandis Karasawa & Goda, 1996, a ghost shrimp species heretofore represented only by fossil materials from the middle to upper Pleistocene of Japan. The newly collected specimens came from two Japanese localities: Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture (Suruga Bay) and Tosa, Kochi Prefecture (Tosa Bay), included within the known geographical range derived from fossil records. The species identification was… CONTINUE READING