Studies on the Taxonomy of Crustaceans

Professor Ruiyu Liu Memorial Volume

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This volume is devoted to the memory of the eminent carcinologist Professor Ruiyu Liu (1922-2012) of the Institute of Oceanology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China. Since 1949, Professor Liu had devoted his life to studying taxonomy, systematics, ecology, zoogeography and aquaculture and published a total of more than 210 papers and monographs. He described two new genera, fifty-two new species and one new subspecies, including not only crustaceans but also cnidarians, polychaetes and molluscs. In this volume forty of his friends and colleagues put together sixteen papers to honour Professor Liu, and named after him three new genera and eleven new species.
First published as a Special Issue of Crustaceana 93(11-12): 1233-1546.

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Xinzheng Li, Ph.D. (1991) in Zoology, Nankai University, is Professor of Marine Biology at the Institute of Oceanology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His main research interests are the taxonomy and systematics of caridean shrimps, and macrobenthic ecology of the China Seas.

Wenliang Liu, Ph.D. (2010) in Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is Associate Professor at the School of Ecological and Environmental Sciences, East China Normal University. His main research interests are the taxonomy and systematics of Axiidea, Gebiidea and Isopoda, and macrobenthic ecology of the Yangtze Estuary.

Wei Jiang , Ph.D. (2019) in Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is Associate Professor of Marine Biology at the Institute of Oceanology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His main research interests are the taxonomy and systematics of crabs.
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Preface

In memoriam Professor Ruiyu Liu (J. Y. Liu) (4 November 1922-16 July 2012)
Wenliang Liu, Wei Jiang & Xinzheng Li

DECAPODA, BRACHYURA



Contributions to the knowledge of Leucosiidae VII. Liusius gen. nov. (Crustacea, Brachyura)
Yi-Jia Shih, Ping-Ho Ho & Bella S. Galil

The complete mitochondrial genome of the freshwater crab Longpotamon kenliense (Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae) with phylogenetic consideration
Yi-Fan Wang, Shu-Xin Xu, Chun-Chao Zhu, Xin-Nan Jia, Xianmin Zhou & Jie-Xin Zou

Descriptions of a new species of Minpotamon Dai & Türkay, 1997, and a monotypic new genus of aquatic freshwater crab (Brachyura, Potamidae) from eastern Guangdong, China
Si-Ying Mao & Chao Huang

Ruiyupotamon, a new genus and four new species of freshwater crabs from northwestern Yunnan, China (Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae)
Pengfei Wang, Zewei Zhang & Hongying Sun

The identity of Hyastenus pleione (Herbst, 1803) and description of a new species from China (Decapoda, Brachyura, Majoidea, Epialtidae)
Bee Yan Lee & Peter K. L. Ng

The freshwater crab genus Lacunipotamon Dai, Song, He, Cao, Xu & Zhong, 1975 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae), with descriptions of two new species from southwestern China
Chao Huang, Hsi-Te Shih & Shane T. Ahyong

DECAPODA, DENDROBRANCHIATA

Sicyonella liui sp. nov., a new sergestid shrimp (Decapoda, Dendrobranchiata) discovered from Madagascar
Tin-Yam Chan

DECAPODA, CARIDEA



Description of a new species of the genus Lebbeus White, 1847 (Decapoda, Thoridae) from the Bohai Sea, China
Yanrong Wang, Chaodong Zhu & Zhongli Sha

Species of Caridina nilotica group in China, with description of one new species (Crustacea, Decapoda, Atyidae)
Yixiong Cai

New records of the sponge-symbiotic shrimp genus Anchistioides from the Indo-West Pacific (Decapoda, Caridea)
Charles H. J. M. Fransen

DECAPODA, AXIIDEA



A new species of the genus Eucalliaxiopsis Sakai, 2011 from the South China Sea (Decapoda, Axiidea, Eucalliacidae)
Wenliang Liu & Gary C. B. Poore

DECAPODA, SCYLLARIDAE



A new slipper lobster of the genus Galearctus Holthuis, 2002 (Decapoda, Scyllaridae) from Madagascar
Chien-Hui Yang & Tin-Yam Chan

STOMATOPODA



The mantis shrimp superfamily Eurysquilloidea confirmed from Taiwan: Liusquilla taiwanica gen. et sp. nov
Shane T. Ahyong & Chia-Wei Lin

PERACARIDA



Gammarus liuruiyui sp. nov. (Amphipoda, Gammaridae), a new blind species from Tian Shan, China
Yami Zheng, Zhonge Hou & Shuqiang Li
A new species of the genus Parioninella (Epicaridea, Bopyridae, Pseudioninae) from Australia
Jianmei An, Qianqian Xi & Gustav Paulay

CIRRIPEDIA



A new species of sponge-inhabiting barnacle Neoacasta (Archaeobalanidae, Acastinae) in Kyushu, Japan
Meng-Chen Yu, Takefumi Yorisue, Gregory A. Kolbasov & Benny K. K. Chan

COPEPODA



A new species of Stygiopontius (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Dirivultidae) from a deep-sea cold seep in the South China Sea
L. Ma, M.-X. Wang & X.-Z. Li
This book should interest universities, natural history museums and research institutes in the field of zoology, general biology and ecology, and all those involved in the taxonomy and biology of crustaceans.
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