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Anker, ARTHUR, 2013, Notes on two rare and little-known Indo-Pacific snapping shrimps, Alpheus percyi Coutière, 1908 and A. pseudopugnax (Banner, 1953) (Decapoda, Alpheidae), Zootaxa, 3722, 2, 267
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3722.2.8 Résumé [+] [-]Two uncommon, morphologically similar snapping shrimps, Alpheus percyi Coutiere, 1908 and A. pseudopugnax (Banner, 1953), are reported from various localities across the Indo-West and Central Pacific. Both species are re-diagnosed based on type specimens and recently collected material; a lectotype is designated for A. percyi. The range of A. pseudopugnax, previously known only from the type locality in Hawaii, is extended considerably to French Polynesia and Reunion Island in the western Indian Ocean. Both A. percyi and A. pseudopugnax present a significant variation in the postrostral region of the carapace, making identification of specimens based solely on morphology rather difficult. In the field, however, the two species can be easily separated by their diagnostic and very striking colour patterns. Colour patterns also suggest that A. percyi may be more closely related to the species of the A. gracilipes Stimpson, 1860 complex than to A. pseudopugnax.
Kano, Yasunori, Fukumori, Hiroaki, Brenzinger, Bastian, Warén, Anders, 2013, Driftwood as a vector for the oceanic dispersal of estuarine gastropods (Neritidae) and an evolutionary pathway to the sunken-wood community, Journal of Molluscan Studies, 79, 4, 378-382
doi: 10.1093/mollus/eyt032 Résumé [+] [-]Here we report our direct observation in Papua New Guinea (PNG) of three estuarine species of neritid gastropods (Neritimorpha: Neritidae) that survived on driftwood in seawater for some extended period and were transported several kilometres to a fully marine shore. Furthermore, we found another species of typically estuarine Neritidae on sunken pieces of wood at depths of 105–135 m in Vanuatu, South Pacific. These supposedly non marine gastropods evidently have the potential to survive in fully marine conditions and to disperse as benthic adults and eggs. We suggest that driftwood from shallow-water environments, including estuaries, mangrove swamps and mudflats, might have an evolutionary significance for the establishment of the sunken-wood community and possibly other chemosynthetic faunas in the deep sea.
Ng, Peter K.L., Castro, Peter, 2013, On the genus Scalopidia Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea: Scalopidiidae), with the description of one new genus and three new species, Zootaxa, 3731, 1, 58
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3731.1.2 Résumé [+] [-]A revision of Scalopidia Stimpson, 1858 (Brachyura: Goneplacoidea: Scalopidiidae) has resulted in the description of two new species of Scalopidia from the Indian Ocean and Papua New Guinea, as well as a new genus and new species from Madagascar. The type species of Scalopidia, S. spinosipes Stimpson, 1858, is redescribed and Hypophthalmus leuchochirus Richters, in Lenz & Richters, 1881, is synonymised with S. spinosipes.
Arrigoni, Roberto, Terraneo, Tullia Isotta, Galli, Paolo, Benzoni, Francesca, 2014, Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) reshuffled: Pervasive non-monophyly at genus level, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73, 60-64
- Arrigoni, Roberto, Richards, Zoe T., Chen, Chaolun Allen, Baird, Andrew H., Benzoni, Francesca, 2014, Taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships of the coral genera Australomussa and Parascolymia (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae), Contributions to Zoology, 83, 3, 195-215
- Benzoni, Francesca, Arrigoni, Roberto, Waheed, Zarinah, Stefani, Fabrizio, Hoeksema, Bert W., 2014, Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the genus Blastomussa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) with description of a new species., Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62, 358-378
Chang, Su-Ching, Chan, Tin-Yam, Ahyong, Shane T., 2014, Two new species of the rare lobster genus Thaumastocheles Wood-Mason, 1874 (Reptantia: Nephropidae) discovered from recent deep-sea expeditions in the Indo-West Pacific, Journal of Crustacean Biology, 34, 1, 107-122
doi: 10.1163/1937240X-00002201 Résumé [+] [-]Specimens of species closely related to the rare deep-sea lobster Thaumastocheles japonicus Calman, 1913 were obtained from recent deep-sea expeditions in the West Pacific. Close examination of these specimens, as well as molecular analysis, showed that they represent two species new to science, with many morphological and significant genetic differences (barcoding gene COI sequence divergences 11.5- 14.8%) between each other as well as T. japonicus. Re-examination of the specimens previously assigned to T. japonicus revealed that true T. japonicus has a more northern distribution, from Japan to the South China Sea and the Philippines. The two new species have more southern distributions with T. bipristis n. sp. Restricted to the Philippines and Indonesia, and T. massonktenos n. sp. Being widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, from the South China Sea to Madagascar and New Caledonia. The genetic data also suggest that T. dochmiodon Chan and de Saint Laurent, 1999 may represent a polymorphic male form of T. japonicus.
Fedosov, Alexander E., Stahlschmidt, Peter, 2014, Revision of the genus Thetidos Hedley, 1899 (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Raphitomidae) in the Indo-Pacific with descriptions of three new species, Molluscan Research, 34, 4, 258-273
Fricke, Ronald, 2014, Callionymus madangensis, a new species of dragonet from Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Callionymidae), Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 13, 1–15
Résumé [+] [-]A new species of dragonet, Callionymus madangensis from Madang, Papua New Guinea, is described on the basis of a single male specimen collected with a trawl in about 30–40 m depth near Madang. The new species is characterised within the subgenus Pseudocalliurichthys by a small branchial opening; head short (3.7 in SL); eye large (2.3 in head length); preopercular spine with a short, straight main tip, six to seven curved serrae on its dorsal margin and a strong antrorse spine at its base, ventral margin smooth, slightly concave; first dorsal fin much higher than second dorsal fin, with 4 spines, first spine with a long filament (male); second dorsal-fin distally straight, with 8 unbranched rays (last divided at base); anal fin with 7 unbranched rays (last divided at base); 17 pectoralfin rays; caudal fin elongate, distally rounded, nearly symmetrical in male (upper rays not much shorter than lower rays); sides of head, membrane connecting pelvic fin pectoral fin, and body with small ocelli; first dorsal fin plain dark grey; second dorsal fin translucent, rays spotted; anal fin dark grey; lower margin of caudal fin dark grey, remainder with vertical rows of brown spots. The new species is compared with similar species. Revised keys to callionymid fish species of New Guinea, as well as of the subgenus Pseudocalliurichthys, are presented.
Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute P., Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan Heok, Uyeno, Daisuke, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa, 3832, 1, 1-247
- Fricke, Ronald, 2014, Unguitrema nigrum, a new genus and species of clingfish (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) from Madang, Papua New Guinea, Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 13, 35–42
- Knutson, Vanessa L., Williams, Gary C., Gosliner, Terrence M., 2014, Three New Species of Gymnodoris Stimpson, 1855 (Opisthobranchia, Nudibranchia) from the Philippines, The Coral Triangle: The 2011 Hearst Philippine Biodiversity Expedition, 129-143
Malay, Maria Celia Machel Defrance, Michonneau, François, 2014, Phylogenetics and morphological evolution of coral-dwelling barnacles (Balanomorpha: Pyrgomatidae): Phylogenetics of coral-dwelling barnacles, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 113, 1, 162-179
Meyer-Wachsmuth, Inga, Curini Galletti, Marco, Jondelius, Ulf, Fontaneto, Diego, 2014, Hyper-Cryptic Marine Meiofauna: Species Complexes in Nemertodermatida, PLoS ONE, 9, 9, e107688
Ng, Peter K.L., Anker, ARTHUR, 2014, Pteromaja maklayi gen. et sp. nov., a remarkable new spider crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) from Papua New Guinea, Marine Biology Research, 10, 8, 816-823
Ng, Peter K.L., Rahayu, Dwi Listyo, 2014, Revision of the family Acidopsidae Števčić, 2005, and the systematic position of Typhlocarcinodes Alcock, 1900, Caecopilumnus Borradaile, 1902, and Raoulia Ng, 1987, with descriptions of two new genera and five new species (Crustacea: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea), Zootaxa, 3773, 1, 1-63
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3773.1.1 Résumé [+] [-]The family Acidopsidae Števčić, 2005, is revised; and two subfamilies are recognised. The Acidopsinae Števčić, 2005, is characterised by the coxal male opening, a quadrate basal antennal article and vulvae arranged near the median longitudinal thoracic sternal groove. Three genera are included in the Acidopsinae: Acidops Stimpson, 1871 (with two species), Parapilumnus Kossmann, 1877 (with two species) and Crinitocinus gen. Nov. (monotypic for Pilumnus alcocki Borradaile, 1902). The Raouliinae Števčić, 2005 (= Typhlocarcinodidae Števčić, 2005; Caecopilumnidae Števčić, 2011), is characterised by its coxo-sternal male opening, a short basal antennal article which is distinctly wider than long and vulvae arranged submedially on thoracic sternite 6. Four genera are included in the Raouliinae: Raoulia Ng, 1987 (with five species, three of which are described as new), Caecopilumnus Borradaile, 1902 (with three species of which one is described as new), Typhlocarcinodes Alcock, 1900 (monotypic) and Thecaplax gen. Nov. (for one new species).
Rahayu, Dwi Listyo, Ng, Peter K.L., 2014, New genera and new species of Hexapodidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) from the Indo-West Pacific and east Atlantic, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62, 396-486
Résumé [+] [-]The hexapodid genera Hexapus De Haan, 1833, Hexapinus Manning & Holthuis, 1981, Latohexapus Huang, Hsueh & Ng, 2002, and Hexaplax Doflein, 1904, are revised and redescribed on the basis of their respective type species. Hexapus s. str. is redefined and a new species is described from Indonesia. Hexapinus is restricted for H. latipes (De Haan, 1835), H. edwardsi (Serène & Soh, 1976) and three new species from Indonesia, Philippines, China and Japan. A new genus, Mariaplax, is established for Lambdophallus anfractus Rathbun, 1909, Hexapus granuliferus Campbell & Stephenson, 1970, and 11 new species from the China, Japan, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, New Guinea and Australia. A new genus, Rayapinus, is recognised for an unusual new species from Japan. Two new species of Hexaplax from Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, and Japan are described. A new genus, Theoxapus, is also established for the east Atlantic Hexapus buchanani Monod, 1956, which had previously been placed in Hexapinus. A revised key to the genera of Hexapodidae is presented.
- Rubio, Federico, Rolán, Emilio, 2014, The family Tornidae in the tropical Southwest Pacific: the genus Anticlimax Pilsbry & McGinty, 1946 (Gastropoda, Truncatelloidea) with the description of 42 new species, Iberus, Suppl. 6, 1-126
Summers, Mindi M., Messing, Charles G., Rouse, Greg W., 2014, Phylogeny of Comatulidae (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comatulida): A new classification and an assessment of morphological characters for crinoid taxonomy, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 80, 319-339
doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.06.030 Résumé [+] [-]Comatulidae Fleming, 1828 (previously, and incorrectly, Comasteridae A.H. Clark, 1908a), is a group of feather star crinoids currently divided into four accepted subfamilies, 21 genera and approximately 95 nominal species. Comatulidae is the most commonly-encountered and species-rich crinoid group on shallow tropical coral reefs, particularly in the Indo-western Pacific region (IWP). We conducted a molecular phylogenetic analysis of the group with concatenated data from up to seven genes for 43 nominal species spanning 17 genera and all subfamilies. Basal nodes returned low support, but maximum likelihood, maximum parsimony, and Bayesian analyses were largely congruent, permitting an evaluation of current taxonomy and analysis of morphological character transformations. Two of the four current subfamilies were paraphyletic, whereas 15 of the 17 included genera returned as monophyletic. We provide a new classification with two subfamilies, Comatulinae and Comatellinae n. subfamily Summers, Messing, & Rouse, the former containing five tribes. We revised membership of analyzed genera to make them all clades and erected Anneissia n. gen. Summers, Messing, & Rouse. Transformation analyses for morphological features generally used in feather star classification (e.g., ray branching patterns, articulations) and those specifically for Comatulidae (e.g., comb pinnule form, mouth placement) were labile with considerable homoplasy. These traditional characters, in combination, allow for generic diagnoses, but in most cases we did not recover apomorphies for subfamilies, tribes, and genera. New morphological characters that will be informative for crinoid taxonomy and identification are still needed. DNA sequence data currently provides the most reliable method of identification to the species-level for many taxa of Comatulidae.
Summers, Mindi M., Al-Hakim, Iin Inayat, Rouse, Greg W., 2014, Turbo-taxonomy: 21 new species of Myzostomida (Annelida), Zootaxa, 3873, 4, 301-344
Anker, ARTHUR, 2015, Description of a new distinctive species of Parabetaeus Coutière, 1897 (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from the Indo-West Pacific, Zootaxa, 3957, 5, 585-595
Résumé [+] [-]Parabetaeus acanthus sp. nov. is described based on two specimens from Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, and Madang, Papua New Guinea. The new species is unique within the genus in possessing an anteriorly directed, spine-like tooth on the mid-dorsal line of the carapace, posterior to base of the eyes, and in the stylocerite not reaching the mid-length of the first article of the antennular peduncle. The chelipeds of P. acanthus sp. nov. are variable in size and proportions, as well as in the armature on the finger cutting edges. This cheliped polymorphism appears to be typical to all species of the genus.
Corbari, Laure, Sorbe, Jean Claude, 2015, Papuadocus blodiwai gen. nov., sp. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Maeridae); a new bathyal species associated with sunken wood in the Bismarck Sea, Zootaxa, 3914, 4, 406-420
- Faber, Marien J., 2015, Three new species of Zebinella from the Central Indo-Pacific (Gastropoda: Rissoinidae), Miscellanea Malacologica, 6, 6, 93-97
Fedosov, Alexander, Puillandre, Nicolas, Kantor, Yuri, Bouchet, Philippe, 2015, Phylogeny and systematics of mitriform gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Neogastropoda): Phylogeny of Mitriform Gastropods, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 175, 2, 336-359
doi: 10.1111/zoj.12278 Résumé [+] [-]With about 800 Recent species, ‘miters’ are a widely distributed group of tropical and subtropical gastropods that are most diverse in the Indo-West Pacific. They include the two families Mitridae and Costellariidae, similar in shell morphology and traditionally treated as close relatives. Some genera of deep-water Ptychatractidae and Volutomitridae are close to miters in shell morphology, and the term ‘mitriform gastropods’ has been introduced to refer to Mitridae, Costellariidae, and this assortment of convergent forms. The present study aimed at the reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships of mitriform gastropods based on representative taxon sampling. Four genetic markers [cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI), 16S and 12S rRNA mitochondrial genes, and H3 (Histone 3) nuclear gene] were sequenced for over 90 species in 20 genera, and the molecular data set was supplemented by studies of radula morphology. Our analysis recovered Mitridae as a monophyletic group, whereas the genus Mitra was found to be polyphyletic. Of 42 mitrid species included in the analysis, 37 formed a well-supported ‘core Mitridae’ consisting of four major clades, three of them consistent with the subfamilies Cylindromitrinae, Imbricariinae, and Mitrinae, and Strigatella paupercula standing out by itself. Basal to the ‘core Mitridae’ are four minor lineages, with the genus Charitodoron recognized as sister group to all other Mitridae. The deepwater family Pyramimitridae shows a sister relationship to the Mitridae, with high support for a Pyramimitridae + Mitridae clade. Our results recover the monophyly of the Costellariidae, which form a wellsupported clade that also includes Ptychatractidae, Columbariinae, and Volutomitridae, but not Mitridae. Most derived and diverse amongst Costellariidae are species of Vexillum, characterized by a bow-shaped, multicuspidate rachidian tooth. Several previously unrecognized deep-water costellariid lineages are revealed. Their members retain some plesiomorphies – in particular a tricuspidate rachidian tooth – that makes them morphologically intermediate between ptychatractids and Vexillum. The taxa of Ptychatractidae included in the analysis are not monophyletic, but form three well-supported, unrelated groupings, corresponding respectively to Ceratoxancus + Latiromitra, Exilia, and Exiliodea. None of them shows an affinity to Pseudolividae.
Fricke, Ronald, 2015, Twenty-one new records of fish species (Teleostei) from Madang and Papua New Guinea (western Pacific Ocean), Marine Biodiversity Records, 8, e70
doi: 10.1017/S1755267215000445 Résumé [+] [-]New records of fish species are reported from Papua New Guinea: Gymnothorax angusticauda (Muraenidae) from Madang, Coloconger scholesi Chan 1967 (Colocongridae) from Madang and New Guinea, Acromycter longipectoralis Karmovskaya 2004 (Congridae), Doryrhamphus melanopleura (Bleeker, 1858) and Festucalex gibbsi Dawson 1977 (Syngnathidae) from Madang, Lioscorpius longiceps Gu¨nther 1880 (Setarchidae) from Madang, Morobe and New Guinea, Neomerinthe megalepis Fowler 1938 and Pontinus rhodochrous (Gu¨nther 1872) (Scorpaenidae) from Madang and New Guinea, Parabembras curtus (Temminck & Schlegel 1843) (Parabembridae) from Morobe and New Guinea, Chrionema chryseres Gilbert 1905 and Pteropsaron levitoni Iwamoto 2014 (Percophidae) from Madang and New Guinea, Blenniella caudolineata (Gu¨nther, 1877) and Petroscirtes xestus Jordan & Seale, 1906 (Blenniidae) from Madang, Synchiropus orstom Fricke 2000 (Callionymidae) from West Sepik, Sandaun and New Guinea, Rexea antefurcata Parin 1989 (Gempylidae), Lepidoblepharon ophthalmolepis Weber 1913 (Citharidae), Engyprosopon macrolepis (Regan, 1908) (Bothidae), Aseraggodes kimurai Randall & Desoutter-Meniger 2007 (Soleidae), Cynoglossus bilineatus (Lacepe`de, 1802) and Symphurus multimaculatus Lee, Munroe & Chen 2009 (Cynoglossidae) from Madang and Tylerius spinosissimus (Regan 1908) (Tetraodontidae) from Morobe and Papua New Guinea. This papers also includes new depths records for Coloconger scholesi, Lioscorpius longiceps, Neomerinthe megalepis, Pontinus rhodochrous, Parabembras curtus, Chrionema chryseres and Synchiropus orstom.
Galil, Bella S., Ng, Peter K.L., 2015, Leucosiid crabs from Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura, Zootaxa, 4027, 4, 451-486
Houart, Roland, 2015, Four new species of Muricidae (Gastropoda) from New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, The Nautilus, 129, 4, 143-155
Résumé [+] [-]Four new species of Muricidae are described from New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia and compared with related species. One Timbellus species was collected in New Caledonia. Two other species are described from Papua New Guinea, respectively in Chicopinnatus and Dermomurex. The fourth species, also belonging in Chicopinnatus, originates from Indonesia.
Komai, Tomoyuki, Anker, ARTHUR, 2015, Additional records of the laomediid mud-shrimp genus Naushonia Kingsley, 1897 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Gebiidea), with a revised identification key, Zootaxa, 3974, 3, 341-360
Macpherson, Enrique, Robainas-Barcia, Aymee, 2015, Species of the genus Galathea Fabricius, 1793 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae) from the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with descriptions of 92 new species, Zootaxa, 3913, 1, 1-335
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3913.1.1 Résumé [+] [-]The genus Galathea is one of the most speciose and unwieldy groups in the family Galatheidae. The examination of more than 9000 specimens of 144 species collected in the Indian and Pacific Oceans using morphological and molecular characters, has revealed the existence of 92 new species. The specimens examined during this study were obtained by various French expeditions supplemented by other collections from various sources, and including the type specimens of some previously described species. Most of the new species are distinguished by subtle but constant morphological differences, which are in agreement with molecular divergences of the mitochondrial markers COI and/or 16S rRNA. Here, we describe and illustrate the new species and redescribe some previously described species for which earlier accounts are not sufficiently detailed for modern standards. Furthermore we include a dichotomous identification key to all species in the genus from the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Ng, Peter K.L., Bouchet, Philippe, 2015, Actaea grimaldii, a new species of reef crab from Papua New Guinea (Crustacea, Brachyura, Xanthidae), European Journal of Taxonomy, 140, 1-18
Pante, Eric, France, Scott C., Gey, Delphine, Cruaud, Corinne, Samadi, Sarah, 2015, An inter-ocean comparison of coral endemism on seamounts: the case of Chrysogorgia, Journal of Biogeography, 42, 10, 1907-1918
Poore, Gary C. B., 2015, Ctenocheloides boucheti n. sp., a new ghost shrimp from Papua New Guinea (Decapoda, Axiidea, Ctenochelidae), Zootaxa, 3955, 1, 142-146
Poore, Gary C. B., 2015, Rediagnosis of Callianideidae and its genera (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea), and description of a new species of Heardaxius Sakai, 2011, Zootaxa, 3995, 1, 229-240
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3995.1.19 Résumé [+] [-]Callianideidae and Thomassiniidae, two families of Axiidea, are synonymised and Callianideidae diagnosed. The six genera, Callianidea H. Milne Edwards, 1837, Crosniera Kensley & Heard, 1991, Mictaxius Kensley & Heard, 1991, Heardaxius Sakai, 2011, Paracallianidea Sakai, 1992 and Thomassinia de Saint Laurent, 1979 are diagnosed and all species listed. Garyia Sakai, 2011 is synonymised with Thomassinia. A key to genera is provided. A new species Heardaxius rogerbamberi is described from Papua New Guinea. Thomassinia aimsae Poore, 1997 is newly recorded from Papua New Guinea.
Rubio, Federico, Rolán, Emilio, 2015, The genus Lophocochlias Pilsbry, 1921 (Gastropoda, Tornidae) in the Indo-West Pacific, Novapex, 16, 4, 105-120
Résumé [+] [-]The authors studied the species of the genus Lophocochlias, family Tornidae, of the tropical Indo-Pacific, collected during the expeditions of the Tropical deep-sea Benthos, directed by IRD and MNHN, in Madagascar, Reunion Island, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, the Philippine Islands, the Society Islands and Papua-New Guinea. New data on geographical distribution and habitat of the species studied are provided, and their morphological variability is discussed. Comparison with some fossil species is done and a new species is described.
Samadi, Sarah, Puillandre, Nicolas, Pante, Eric, Boisselier, Marie-Catherine, Corbari, Laure, Chen, Wei-Jen, Maestrati, Philippe, Mana, Ralph, Thubaut, Justine, Zuccon, Dario, Hourdez, Stéphane, 2015, Patchiness of deep-sea communities in Papua New Guinea and potential susceptibility to anthropogenic disturbances illustrated by seep organisms, Marine Ecology, 36, 109-132
San Vicente, Carlos, Corbari, Laure, 2015, A new bathyal mysid of the family Petalophthalmidae (Crustacea: Mysida) from the Bismarck Sea (Western Tropical Pacific Ocean), Zootaxa, 3925, 2, 241-256
Werding, BERND, Hiller, ALEXANDRA, 2015, Description of a new species of Petrolisthes in the Indo-West Pacific with a redefinition of P. hastatus Stimpson, 1858 and resurrection of P. inermis (Heller, 1862) (Crustacea, Anomura, Porcellanidae), ZooKeys, 516, 95-108
- Wicksten, Mary K., Guinot, Danièle, 2015, Camouflage: carrying behaviour, decoration behaviour, and other modalities of concealment in Brachyura, Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Crustacea, Volume 9 Part C (2 vols), 583-638
- Williams, Jason D., Boyko, Christopher B., 2015, Abdominal bopyrid parasites (Crustacea: Isopoda: Bopyridae: Athelginae) of diogenid hermit crabs from the western Pacific, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species., Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 64, 33-69
Yang, Chien-Hui, Sha, Zhongli, Chan, Tin-Yam, Liu, Ruiyu, 2015, Molecular phylogeny of the deep-sea penaeid shrimp genus Parapenaeus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata), Zoologica Scripta, 44, 3, 312-323
doi: 10.1111/zsc.12097 Résumé [+] [-]The commercial deep-sea penaeid shrimp genus Parapenaeus contains 15 species, three subspecies and two forms in the Indo-West Pacific and the Atlantic. Novel nucleotide sequence data from five different genes (COI, 16S, 12S, NaK and PEPCK) were collected to estimate phylogenetic relationships and taxonomic status amongst all but one subspecies in this genus. The phylogenetic results only support two of the four species groups previously proposed for this genus and indicate an evolution direction of the genital organs from simple to complex. The present results suggest that Parapenaeus originated in the shallow waters of the West Pacific with subsequent migration to the deep sea and the Atlantic. The molecular data reveal that there was probably misidentification of females between Parapenaeus australiensis and Parapenaeus ruberoculatus, with females previously assigned as P. australiensis likely being the females of P. ruberoculatus, while material identified as P. australiensis forma nodosa being the true P. australiensis females. On the other hand, Parapenaeus longipes forma denticulata truly represents a variation of the same species, while the subspecies Parapenaeus fissuroides indicus warrants a specific rank.
- ďUriš, Zdeněk, 2015, New records of symbiotic shrimps of the genus Dasycaris Kemp, 1922 from Vietnam and Papua New Guinea, with redescription of D. ceratops Holthuis, 1952 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pontoniinae), Arthropoda Selecta, 24, 3, 259-270
Chen, Chien-Lin, Goy, Joseph W., Bracken-Grissom, Heather D., Felder, Darryl L., Tsang, Ling Ming, Chan, Tin-Yam, 2016, Phylogeny of Stenopodidea (Crustacea : Decapoda) shrimps inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial genes reveals non-monophyly of the families Spongicolidae and Stenopididae and most of their composite genera, Invertebrate Systematics, 30, 5, 479-490
Couto, Diogo R., Bouchet, Philippe, Kantor, Yuri I., Simone, Luiz Ricardo L., Giribet, Gonzalo, 2016, A multilocus molecular phylogeny of Fasciolariidae (Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 99, 309-322
Ebert, Da, Straube, N, Leslie, Rw, Weigmann, S, 2016, Etmopterus alphus n. sp.: a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the south-western Indian Ocean, African Journal of Marine Science, 38, 3, 329-340
doi: 10.2989/1814232X.2016.1198275 Résumé [+] [-]A new species of lanternshark, Etmopterus alphus (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae), is described from the south-western Indian Ocean. The new species resembles other members of the ‘Etmopterus lucifer’ clade in having linear rows of dermal denticles and most closely resembles E. molleri from the south-western Pacific. The new species is fairly common along the upper continental slopes off central Mozambique, at depths between 472 and 558 m, and is also found on the southern Madagascar Ridge in 650–792 m depth. It can be distinguished from other members of the E. lucifer clade by a combination of characteristics, including arrangement of flank and caudal markings, dimension of flank markings and shape, size and arrangement of dermal denticles along the body. Molecular analysis further supports the distinction of E. alphus from other members of the E. lucifer clade.
Goto, Ryutaro, 2016, A comprehensive molecular phylogeny of spoon worms (Echiura, Annelida): Implications for morphological evolution, the origin of dwarf males, and habitat shifts, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 99, 247-260
Horká, Ivona, De Grave, Sammy, Fransen, Charles H. J. M., Petrusek, Adam, ďUriš, Zdeněk, 2016, Multiple host switching events shape the evolution of symbiotic palaemonid shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda), Scientific Reports, 6, 1, 1-13
Horká, Ivona, Fransen, Charles H.J.M., ďUriš, Zdeněk, 2016, Two new species of shrimp of the Indo-West Pacific genus Hamodactylus Holthuis, 1952 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae), European Journal of Taxonomy, 0, 188, 1-26
- Houart, Roland, Héros, Virginie, 2016, New species and records of deep water muricids (Gastropoda: Muricidae) from Papua New Guinea, Vita Malacologica, 15, 7-34
Jauvion, Clément, Audo, Denis, Charbonnier, Sylvain, Vannier, Jean, 2016, Virtual dissection and lifestyle of a 165 -million-year-old female polychelidan lobster, Arthropod Structure & Development, 45, 2, 122-132
- Kantor, Yuri I., Fedosov, Alexander E., Puillandre, Nicolas, Bouchet, Philippe, 2016, Integrative taxonomy approach to Indo-Pacific Olividae: new species revealed by molecular and morphological data, Ruthenica, 26, 2, 123-143
Komai, Tomoyuki, Chan, Tin-Yam, 2016, “Symmetrical” hermit crabs of the family Pylochelidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) collected by the “BIOPAPUA” and “PAPUA NIUGINI” expeditions in the Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa, 4088, 3, 301-328
Ng, Peter K.L., Rahayu, Dwi Listyo, 2016, On the genera Selwynia Borradaile, 1903, and Gandoa Kammerer, 2006 with descriptions of two new species from Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Aphanodactylidae), Zootaxa, 4092, 3, 339-370
Ng, Peter K.L., Castro, Peter, 2016, Revision of the family Chasmocarcinidae Serène, 1964 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Goneplacoidea), Zootaxa, 4209, 1, 1-182
Rouse, Greg W., Lanterbecq, Deborah, Summers, Mindi M., Eeckhaut, Igor, 2016, Four new species of Mesomyzostoma (Myzostomida: Annelida), Journal of Natural History, 50, 1-2, 1-23
Sumner-Rooney, Lauren, Sigwart, Julia D., McAfee, Jenny, Smith, Lisa, Williams, Suzanne T., 2016, Repeated eye reduction events reveal multiple pathways to degeneration in a family of marine snails, Evolution, 70, 10, 2268-2295
doi: 10.1111/evo.13022 Résumé [+] [-]Eye reduction occurs in many troglobitic, fossorial, and deep-sea animals but there is no clear consensus on its evolutionary mechanism. Given the highly conserved and pleiotropic nature of many genes instrumental to eye development, degeneration might be expected to follow consistent evolutionary trajectories in closely related animals. We tested this in a comparative study of ocular anatomy in solariellid snails from deep and shallow marine habitats using morphological, histological, and tomographic techniques, contextualized phylogenetically. Of 67 species studied, 15 lack retinal pigmentation and at least seven have eyes enveloped by surrounding epithelium. Independent instances of reduction follow numerous different morphological trajectories. We estimate eye loss has evolved at least seven times within Solariellidae, in at least three different ways: characters such as pigmentation loss, obstruction of eye aperture, and “lens” degeneration can occur in any order. In one instance, two morphologically distinct reduction pathways appear within a single genus, Bathymophila. Even amongst closely related animals living at similar depths and presumably with similar selective pressures, the processes leading to eye loss have more evolutionary plasticity than previously realized. Although there is selective pressure driving eye reduction, it is clearly not morphologically or developmentally constrained as has been suggested by previous studies.
Uribe, Juan E., Puillandre, Nicolas, Zardoya, Rafael, 2016, Beyond Conus: Phylogenetic relationships of Conidae based on complete mitochondrial genomes, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107, 142-151
doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.10.008 Résumé [+] [-]Understanding how the extraordinary taxonomic and ecological diversity of cone snails (Caenogastropoda: Conidae) evolved requires a statistically robust phylogenetic framework, which thus far is not available. While recent molecular phylogenies have been able to distinguish several deep lineages within the family Conidae, including the genera Profundiconus, Californiconus, Conasprella, and Conus (and within this one, several subgenera), phylogenetic relationships among these genera remain elusive. Moreover, the possibility that additional deep lineages may exist within the family is open. Here, we reconstructed with probabilistic methods a molecular phylogeny of Conidae using the newly sequenced complete or nearly complete mitochondrial (mt) genomes of the following nine species that represent all main Conidae lineages and potentially new ones: Profundiconus teramachii, Californiconus californicus, Conasprella wakayamaensis, Lilliconus sagei, Pseudolilliconus traillii, Conus (Kalloconus) venulatus, Conus (Lautoconus) ventricosus, Conus (Lautoconus) hybridus, and Conus (Eugeniconus) nobilis. To test the monophyly of the family, we also sequenced the nearly complete mt genomes of the following three species representing closely related conoidean families: Benthomangelia sp. (Mangeliidae), Tomopleura sp. (Borsoniidae), and Glyphostoma sp. (Clathurellidae). All newly sequenced conoidean mt genomes shared a relatively constant gene order with rearrangements limited to tRNA genes. The reconstructed phylogeny recovered with high statistical support the monophyly of Conidae and phylogenetic relationships within the family. The genus Profundiconus was placed as sister to the remaining genera. Within these, a clade including Californiconus and Lilliconus + Pseudolilliconus was the sister group of Conasprella to the exclusion of Conus. The phylogeny included a new lineage whose relative phylogenetic position was unknown (Lilliconus) and uncovered thus far hidden diversity within the family (Pseudolilliconus). Moreover, reconstructed phylogenetic relationships allowed inferring that the peculiar diet of Californiconus based on worms, mollusks, crustaceans and fish is derived, and reinforce the hypothesis that the ancestor of Conidae was a worm hunter. A chronogram was reconstructed under an uncorrelated relaxed molecular clock, which dated the origin of the family shortly after the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary (about 59 million years ago) and the divergence among main lineages during the Paleocene and the Eocene (56–30 million years ago).
Vieira, Christophe, de Clerck, Olivier, Payri, Claude E., 2016, First report of the Hawaiian genus Newhousia (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) from Madang, Papua New Guinea and description of the new species N. yhaga sp. nov., Botanica Marina, 59, 1
Werding, BERND, Christensen, Bent, Hiller, ALEXANDRA, 2016, Three way symbiosis between a goby, a shrimp, and a crab, Marine Biodiversity, 46, 4, 897-900
White, William T., Mana, Ralph R., Naylor, Gavin J.P., 2016, Galeus corriganae sp. nov., a new species of deepwater catshark (Carcharhiniformes: Pentanchidae) from Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa, 4205, 3, 255-264
doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4205.3.5 Résumé [+] [-]A new species of catshark, provisionally placed in the genus Galeus, is described from Papua New Guinea based on 7 specimens collected during recent deepwater surveys of the region. The new species, Galeus corriganae, is closest to G. priapus from New Caledonia and G. gracilis from northwestern Australia but differs in several morphological characters. A reclassification of the catshark groups is required to revise the familial and generic arrangement of the group.
ďUriš, Zdeněk, Lin, Chia-Wei, 2016, The ‘scorpion shrimp’, a new species of the genus Metapontonia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) from Taiwan, with new generic record from Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa, 4138, 3, 474
Chan, Benny K.K., Chen, Yi-Yang, Achituv, Yair, Lin, Hsiu-Chin, 2017, Description of five new coral associated Barnacles of the genus Trevathana (Balanomorpha: Pyrgomatidae) in Pacific Waters, Zootaxa, 4363, 2, 151-202
Chan, Benny K.K., Liu, Jennie Chien Wen, 2017, Galkinius Perreault, 2014 or Darwiniella (Anderson, 1992)? A new coral-associated barnacle sharing characteristics of these two genera in Pacific waters (Crustacea, Cirripedia, Thoracica, Pyrgomatidae), ZooKeys, 719, 1-22
Chang, Su-Ching, Tshudy, Dale, Sorhannus, Ulf, Ahyong, Shane T., Chan, Tin-Yam, 2017, Evolution of the thaumastocheliform lobsters (Crustacea, Decapoda, Nephropidae), Zoologica Scripta, 46, 3, 372-387
- Corbari, Laure, Conand, Chantal, Sorbe, Jean Claude, 2017, Potential symbiosis between the bathyal sea cucumber Orphnurgussp.(Elasipodida, Deimatidae) and the amphipod crustacean Adeliella sp. (Gammaridea, Lysianassoidea) in the western tropical Pacific, SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin, 37, 103-104
Dijkstra, Henk H., Maestrati, Philippe, 2017, New species and new records of littoral and bathyal living Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Cyclochlamydidae, Pectinidae) from the western and southwestern Pacific, Zoosystema, 39, 4, 473-485
- Faber, Marien J., 2017, Two new species of the genus Stosicia Brusina from the Coral Triangle and a note on its type species (Gastropoda: Rissoinidae), Miscellanea Malacologica, 7, 4, 81-87
Fedesov, Alexander E., Puillandre, Nicolas, Herrmann, Manfred, Dgebuadze, Polina, Bouchet, Philippe, 2017, Phylogeny, systematics, and evolution of the family Costellariidae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda), Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 179, 3, 541-626
doi: 10.1111/zoj.12431 Résumé [+] [-]The neogastropod family Costellariidae is a large and successful group of carnivorous marine mollusks that encompasses about 475 living species. Costellariids are most diverse in the tropical Indo-Pacific at a depth interval of 0–200 m, where they are largely represented by numerous species commonly assigned to the genus Vexillum. The present work expands the taxon sampling of a previous phylogeny of the mitriform gastropods to resolve earlier problematic relationships, and thus establish a robust framework of the family, revise its taxonomy, and uncover major trends in the evolution of costellariid morphology. A multicuspidate rachidian is shown to have appeared at least twice in the evolutionary history of the family: it is regarded as an apomorphy of the primarily Indo-Pacific Vexillum–Austromitra–Atlantilux lineage, and has evolved independently in the Nodicostellaria–Mitromica lineage of the western hemisphere. The genera Ceratoxancus and Latiromitra are transferred from the Ptychatractidae to the Costellariidae. Tosapusia, Protoelongata, and Pusia are ranked as full genera, the latter with the three subgenera Pusia, Ebenomitra, and Vexillena. Vexillum (Costellaria) and Zierliana are treated as synonyms of Vexillum. The replacement name Suluspira is proposed for Visaya Poppe, Guillot de Suduiraut & Tagaro, 2006, non Ahyong, 2004 (Crustacea). We introduce four new genera, Alisimitra, Costapex, Turriplicifer, and Orphanopusia, and characterize their anatomy; 14 new species, mostly from deep water in the Indo-Pacific, are described in the genera Tosapusia, Alisimitra, Costapex, and Pusia. At least two species of Costapex gen. nov. have been collected from sunken wood.
Fedosov, Alexander E., Stahlschmidt, Peter, Puillandre, Nicolas, Aznar-Cormano, Laetitia, Bouchet, Philippe, 2017, Not all spotted cats are leopards: evidence for a Hemilienardia ocellata species complex (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Raphitomidae), European Journal of Taxonomy, 268, 1-20
Fricke, Ronald, Chen, Jhen-Nien, Chen, Wei-Jen, 2017, New case of lateral asymmetry in fishes: A new subfamily, genus and species of deep water clingfishes from Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, Comptes Rendus Biologies, 340, 1, 47-62
Galindo, Lee Ann, Kool, Hugo H., Dekker, Henk, 2017, Review of the Nassarius pauperus (Gould, 1850) complex (Nassariidae): Part 3, reinstatement of the genus Reticunassa, with the description of six new species, European Journal of Taxonomy, 275, 1-43
- Houart, Roland, 2017, Description of eight new species and one new genus of Muricidae (Gastropoda) from the Indo-West Pacific, Novapex, 18, 4, 81-113
Hung, Kuo-Wei, Russell, Barry C., Chen, Wei-Jen, 2017, Molecular systematics of threadfin breams and relatives (Teleostei, Nemipteridae), Zoologica Scripta, 46, 5, 536-551
Kantor, Yuri I., Stahlschmidt, Peter, Aznar-Cormano, Laetitia, Bouchet, Philippe, Puillandre, Nicolas, 2017, Too familiar to be questioned? Revisiting the Crassispira cerithina species complex (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Pseudomelatomidae), Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83, 1, 43-55
Liao, Yunshi, De Grave, Sammy, Ho, Tsz Wai, Ip, Brian H.Y., Tsang, Ling Ming, Chan, Tin-Yam, Chu, Ka Hou, 2017, Molecular phylogeny of Pasiphaeidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea) reveals systematic incongruence of the current classification, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 115, 171-180
Negri, Mariana, Mantelatto, Fernando L., 2017, Integrative taxonomy reveals that Charybdis variegata (Fabricius, 1798) (Brachyura: Portunidae) has not been introduced in the South Atlantic Ocean, Journal of Crustacean Biology, 37, 3, 278-284
Poore, Gary C. B., 2017, Synonymy and problematic species of Eiconaxius Spence Bate, 1888, with descriptions of new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea: Axiidae), Zootaxa, 4231, 3, 364-376
Puillandre, Nicolas, Fedosov, Alexander E., Zaharias, Paul, Aznar-Cormano, Laetitia, Kantor, Yuri I., 2017, A quest for the lost types of Lophiotoma (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Turridae): integrative taxonomy in a nomenclatural mess, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 181, 2, 243-271
Puillandre, Nicolas, Tenorio, Manuel J., 2017, A question of rank: DNA sequences and radula characters reveal a new genus of cone snails (Gastropoda: Conidae), Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83, 2, 200-210
Rodriguez-Flores, Paula C., Machordom, Annie, Macpherson, Enrique, 2017, Three new species of squat lobsters of the genus Fennerogalathea Baba, 1988 (Decapoda: Galatheidae) from the Pacific Ocean, Zootaxa, 4276, 1, 46-60
- Rubio, Federico, Rolán, Emilio, 2017, New species of Crosseolidae Hickman, 2013 (Gastropoda) from the Tropical Indo-Pacific, Novapex, 18, 1-2, 17-34
- Rubio, Federico, Rolán, Emilio, 2017, Tuberes, a new genus of the family Tornidae (Gastropoda, Truncatelloidea) from the Pacific Ocean, with the description of 7 new species - Tuberes, un nuevo género de la familia Tornidae (Gastropoda, Truncatelloidea) del Océano Pacífico, con la descripción de 7 nuevas especies, IBERUS, 35, 2, 159-201
Sabroux, Romain, Corbari, Laure, Krapp, Franz, Bonillo, Céline, Le Prieur, Stéphanie, Hassanin, Alexandre, 2017, Biodiversity and phylogeny of Ammotheidae (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida), European Journal of Taxonomy, 286, 1-33
Sanders, Malcolm T., Merle, Didier, Bouchet, Philippe, Castelin, Magalie, Beu, Alan G., Samadi, Sarah, Puillandre, Nicolas, 2017, One for each ocean: revision of the Bursa granularis (Röding, 1798) species complex (Gastropoda: Tonnoidea: Bursidae)-, Journal of Molluscan Studies, 83, 4, 384-398
White, William T., Last, Peter R., Mana, Ralph R., 2017, A new species of velvet skate, Notoraja sereti n.sp. (Rajiformes: Arhynchobatidae) from Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa, 4244, 2, 219-230
White, William T., Ebert, David A., Mana, Ralph R., Corrigan, Shannon, 2017, Etmopterus samadiae n. sp., a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa, 4244, 3, 339-354
ďUriš, Zdeněk, Horká, Ivona, 2017, Towards a revision of the genus Periclimenes: resurrection of Ancylocaris Schenkel, 1902, and designation of three new genera (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae), ZooKeys, 646, 25-44
Fedosov, Alexander, Puillandre, Nicolas, Herrmann, Manfred, Kantor, Yuri, Oliverio, Marco, Dgebuadze, Polina, Modica, Maria Vittoria, Bouchet, Philippe, 2018, The collapse of Mitra: molecular systematics and morphology of the Mitridae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda), Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 20, 1-85
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