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Southern high latitude squat lobsters II: description of Uroptychus macquariae sp. nov. from Macquarie Ridge

KAREEN E. SCHNABEL, INGO BURGHARDT, SHANE T. AHYONG

Abstract


Squat lobsters have only recently been recorded from the Macquarie Ridge, which extends south between New Zealand and Antarctica. Among these, Uroptychus insignis (Henderson, 1885) was recorded for the first time outside the western Indian Ocean, exhibiting only subtle morphological differences. Reexamination of the Macquarie Ridge and Indian Ocean specimens attributed to U. insignis using morphological and molecular data revealed the Macquarie Ridge form to represent a separate species. Subtle but consistent morphological differences are evident and partial CO1 sequence data indicates that the specimens collected on Macquarie Ridge differ from those collected in the Indian Ocean by more than 7%. The Macquarie Ridge species is described herein as Uroptychus macquariae n.sp. Subtle morphological differences between the new species and U. insignis are discussed.

 

 


Keywords


Crustacea, Anomura, Chirostyloidea, New Zealand, cytochrome c oxidase I gene (CO1), DNA barcoding

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