Taxonomy of the freshwater crab Coccusa cristicervix Ng & Grinang, 2004 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae), with description of a new species of Thelphusula from Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo

Grinang, J. and Ng, P.K.L (2014) Taxonomy of the freshwater crab Coccusa cristicervix Ng & Grinang, 2004 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae), with description of a new species of Thelphusula from Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 52. pp. 389-395. ISSN 2345-7600

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Abstract

The taxonomy of the Sarawakian gecarcinucid freshwater crab Coccusa cristicervix Ng & Grinang, 2004, is revised with the recent discovery of males, and the species is transferred to Thelphusula Bott, 1969. The male abdomen, fi rst and second gonopods are described and fi gured for the fi rst time. A new species, Thelphusula pueh, is also described from swampy habitats in Kampung Sebako in Pueh, Lundu District, Sarawak.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crustacea, Brachyura, Gecarcinucidae, taxonomy, Thelphusula, Sarawak, Malaysia, Zoology, 2014, UNIMAS, IBEC, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, IPTA, education, Samarahan, universiti
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2014 07:02
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2015 02:38
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/4391

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