Redescriptions of Pugettia quadridens (De Haan, 1837) and P. intermedia Sakai, 1938 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) with description of a new species.

@article{Ohtsuchi2019RedescriptionsOP,
  title={Redescriptions of Pugettia quadridens (De Haan, 1837) and P. intermedia Sakai, 1938 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) with description of a new species.},
  author={Naoya Ohtsuchi and T. Kawamura},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2019},
  volume={4672 1},
  pages={
          zootaxa.4672.1.1
        }
}
Pugettia quadridens (De Haan, 1837) and its closely similar congener, P. intermedia Sakai, 1938, are redescribed and illustrated and their possible infraspecific variations related to sexual, ontogenetic, and environmental differences are discussed. As a result, a new species, Pugettia ferox, which had long been believed to be a local variant of P. quadridens sensu lato in the northeast Japan, is described. Despite moderate sexual dimorphism and considerable variability related to their… Expand