Two newly recorded crab genera (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Taiwan: Platypilumnus (Goneplacidae) and Trachycarcinus (Atelecylidae)

  title={Two newly recorded crab genera (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Taiwan: Platypilumnus (Goneplacidae) and Trachycarcinus (Atelecylidae)},
  author={Peter K. L. Ng and Tin-Yam Chan},
Two genera of deep water brachyuran crabs, Platypilumnus (Goneplacidae) and Trachycarcinus (Atelecylidae) are recorded from Taiwan for the first time. Platypi­ lumnus soelae Garth, 1987, is previously known only from northern Australia and southern Indonesia. Trachycarcinus elegans Guinot et Sakai, 1970, was previously re­ garded as a Japanese endemic. 

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