Eualus zarenkovi Komai & De Grave, 2015,

Phylum:Arthropoda Siebold, 1848
Class:Malacostraca Latreille, 1802
Order:Decapoda Latreille, 1802
Family:Thoridae Kingsley, 1879
Genus:Eualus Thallwitz, 1891

Body moderately slender. Rostrum (Figs 1, 2A) 1.1–1.5 length of carapace (mean 1.25, n=9), nearly straight to gently upturned, reaching or slightly overreaching anterior margin of antennal scale; dorsal margin armed with 7– 10 moderately spaced teeth, including 5–7 on rostrum proper and 2 or 3 postrostral (posteriormost tooth located at about 0.3 of carapace length), distal 0.15 or less unarmed. Third somite with small, slightly hook-like median protuberance with posteriorly directed, blunt apex on posterior part in adults. Fourth and fifth pleura each with strong posteroventral tooth (tooth on fifth much stronger than that on fourth). (Komai, De Grave, 2015)

Eualus zarenkovi (from Komai, De Grave, 2015)

Eualus zarenkovi, male (from Komai, De Grave, 2015)

Eualus zarenkovi, female (from Komai, De Grave, 2015)


  • Komai T. &De Grave S. (2015) A new species of the thorid shrimp genus Eualus Thallwitz, 1892 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from the Bering Sea, with notes on related species // Arthropoda Selecta 24(3): 271282

Author: Lyubin Pavel A. / 29.01.2014
Last edit: Zakharov Denis V. / 14.02.2018

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