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Rediscovery of the Rare Pilumnid Crab, Actumnus Simplex Rathbun, 1911 (Decapoda, Brachyura) and a New Record for the Persian Gulf

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Actumnus simplex Rathbun, 1911, described 100 years ago and never reported again since, is recorded for the first time from the Persian Gulf. The species is characterized by a prominently convex dorsal carapace surface, regions that are weakly defined, four serrated anterolateral teeth, and a gently serrated frontal margin with a distinct median notch. It is morphologically close to Neoactumnus convexus Sakai, 1965, and N. unispina Garth & Kim, 1983, both from the western Pacific, but is easily distinguishable by possessing a distinct median notch in the frontal margin.

Affiliations: 1: Marine Zoologie, Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Senckenberganlage 25, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and School of Biology, College of Science, University of Tehran, Tehran [Teheran], Iran; 2: Tropical Marine Science Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore 119260, Republic of Singapore

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2011-12-01
2016-09-30

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