New species and new records of lithodid crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the southwestern and central Pacific Ocean

@inproceedings{Macpherson2001NewSA,
  title={New species and new records of lithodid crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the southwestern and central Pacific Ocean},
  author={Enrique Macpherson},
  year={2001}
}
Six species of lithodid crabs from New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and French Polynesia are studied. Two new species, Paralomis arae n. sp. and P. dawsoni n. sp., are described. Four other species, Lithodes richeri, Neolithodes brodiei, N. nipponensis and Neolithodes sp., are reported for the first time from these localities. P. arae n. sp. has the carapace and the abdomen surfaces covered with small granules of various size and it is characterized by the presence of few scattered spines on the… CONTINUE READING

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