On a New Genus and Species of Xanthid Crab ( Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura ) from Chesterfield Island , Coral Sea

—A new genus and species of xanthid crab, Cranaothus deforgesi, is described from Chesterfield Island. Cranaothus appears to be closely related to Paramedaeus, Metaxanthops, Macromedaeus, Medaeops, Neoxanthops, Glyptoxanthus and Lipaesthesius, but differs in the form and sculptures on the carapace, as well as structures of the sternum, male abdomen and male… CONTINUE READING