A new species of Notonyx A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacidae) from the Philippines

Please be informed of this newly published journal article by RMBR Director Prof Peter K. L. Ng in Zootaxa.

Prof Peter Ng

Clark, P. F., P. K. L. Ng (2011) A new species of Notonyx A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacidae) from the Philippines. Zootaxa, 2982: 27-32.

Its abstract as follows:

A new species of Notonyx A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 (Crustacea Brachyura Goneplacidae) is described from the Sulu Archipelago, southern Philippines. It is closest to the type species, N. nitidus A. Milne-Edwards, 1873, but differs in the formof the abdomen and third maxillipeds, and most significantly, in the structures of the male first and second gonopods. Copyright 2011 Magnolia Press.

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