A new species of Euprognatha Stimpson, 1871 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Inachoididae) from off coast of northeastern Brazil

  • William Santana Universidade de São Paulo; Museu de Zoologia
  • Marcos Tavares Universidade de São Paulo; Museu de Zoologia
Keywords: Seamounts, Brazil, Fishery, Euprognatha, Inachoididae, Spider crab

Abstract

A new species of Euprognatha Stimpson, 1871 from off coast of Brazil (Canopus Bank, 02º15.3'00"S - 38º16.0'00"W) is described and illustrated, namely Euprognatha limatula n. sp. The new species is compared to its congeners. Lectotypes are designated for E. acuta A. Milne-Edwards, 1880 and E. granulata Faxon, 1893. A key to the species of Euprognatha is provided.

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Published
2008-01-01
How to Cite
Santana, W., & Tavares, M. (2008). A new species of Euprognatha Stimpson, 1871 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Inachoididae) from off coast of northeastern Brazil . Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 48(27), 317-328. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0031-10492008002700001
Section
naodefinida