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Tohru Naruse and Daisuke Uyeno

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A new species of aphanodactylid genus Ankerius Ng, Rahayu & Shih, 2016, is described from Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Ankerius grusocurare n. sp. is distinct from the only congener, A. aenigmaticus, by the shape of the lateral corner of the front (= supraorbital tooth), proportionally wider carapace, and the fewer number of the teeth along the upperflexor margin of the ambulatory meri. The present study brings the number of aphanodactylid taxa to 13 species.

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Tohru Naruse and Daisuke Uyeno

A new species of aphanodactylid genus Ankerius Ng, Rahayu & Shih, 2016, is described from Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Ankerius grusocurare n. sp. is distinct from the only congener, A. aenigmaticus, by the shape of the lateral corner of the front (= supraorbital tooth), proportionally wider carapace, and the fewer number of the teeth along the upperflexor margin of the ambulatory meri. The present study brings the number of aphanodactylid taxa to 13 species.

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Tohru Naruse and Tadafumi Maenosono

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A new genus and new species of pinnotheroid crab of the family Aphanodactylidae, Takedactylus masatsunei, is described from Sesoko Island, adjacent to Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. The new species differs markedly from known aphanodactylid genera by the characters of the carapace, epistome, third maxilliped and ambulatory legs, and as such, must be placed in its own new genus. This study brings the number of taxa in the family to nine species in five genera.