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Eight new records of crabs (Decapoda, Brachyura: Sesarmidae, Varunidae) from the coasts of Taiwan

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Jheng-Jhang Li Department of Marine Biotechnology and Resources, National Sun Yat-sen University, 70 Lienhai Road, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
East Peak Ecological Consultants, Inc., 22 Wanggong Road, Linyuan District, Kaohsiung 832Taiwan

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Jhih-Wei Hsu Department of Life Science, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan

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Ngan Kee Ng Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14, Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543

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Hsi-Te Shih Department of Life Science, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Research Center for Global Change Biology, National Chung Hsing University, 250 Kuo Kuang Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan

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Abstract

Eight species from seven genera of crabs from two families are reported for the first time from the coastal areas of Taiwan, including estuaries, coral reefs and sandy beaches. These are Clistocoeloma balansae A. Milne-Edwards, 1873, C. villosum (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869) and Parasesarma ungulatum (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) of the Sesarmidae; and Cyclograpsus longipes Stimpson, 1858, Otognathon uru N. K. Ng, Komai & P. K. L. Ng, 2009, Ptychognathus pilosus De Man, 1892, Pyxidognathus granulosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 and Scutumara laniger (Tesch, 1918) of the Varunidae.

Résumé

Huit espèces de sept genres de crabes appartenant à deux familles sont signalées pour la première fois des eaux côtières de Taiwan, incluant les estuaires, les récifs coralliens et les plages sableuses. Ce sont : Clistocoeloma balansae A. Milne-Edwards, 1873, C. villosum (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869) et Parasesarma ungulatum (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) parmi les Sesarmidae ; et Cyclograpsus longipes Stimpson, 1858, Otognathon uru N. K. Ng, Komai & P. K. L. Ng, 2009, Ptychognathus pilosus De Man, 1892, Pyxidognathus granulosus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879 et Scutumara laniger (Tesch, 1918) appartenant à la famille des Varunidae.

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