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Two new species of Thalamita Latreille, 1829 (Decapoda, Portunidae)

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Thalamita matzuzawai sp. n. is described from the subtidal zone of Shikoku, Japan. This species is most similar to Thalamita picta Stimpson, 1858 and T. simillima Crosnier, 2002. It also shows similarity to the group of Thalamita species with a supplementary tooth at the base of the first anterolateral tooth, thus representing an intermediate position between these two groups. Thalamita williami sp. n. is described from Brunei. It belongs to the T. crenata Rüppell, 1830 group and is most similar to T. starobogatovi Tien, 1969.

Affiliations: 1: P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nakhimovskiy Prospekt 36, Moscow 117997, Russia


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