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Galil, B.S.

AuthorB.S. Galil
TitleContributions to the knowledge of Leucosiidae V. Coleusia gen. nov. (Crustacea: Brachyura)
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume80
Year2006
Issue4
Pages55-69
ISSN0024-0672
KeywordsDecapoda; Leucosiidae; Leucosia; Coleusia; new genus; new species; Indo-Pacific
AbstractA new genus, Coleusia, is established for Leucosia species with segments 3-5 of the male abdomen fused, the shaft of the male’s first pleopod coiled thrice on its axis, bearing distally a setose lobe and an elongate apical process: L. biannulata Tyndale-Biscoe & George, 1962, L. magna Tyndale-Biscoe & George, 1962, L. signata Paulson, 1875, and L. urania (Herbst, 1801), and a new species: C. rangita. The species are described or redescribed and illustrated, extended synonymies are given, and a key for their identification is provided.
Classification42.74
Document typearticle
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