New Record of Majoid Crab Xenocarcinus conicus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Epialtidae) from Korea

  • Lee, Sang-Kyu (School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University) ;
  • Kim, Sa-Heung (Laboratory of Marine Biodiversity, IN THE SEA KOREA Co. Ltd.) ;
  • Kim, Won (School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University)
  • Published : 2008.07.31


A female crab of Xenocarcinus conicus (A. Milne Edwards, 1865) was collected from Munseum, Jejudo Island. The genus Xenocarcinus is recorded newly in Korean brachyuran fauna. The present specimen has broader and shorter rostrum and eleven sharp teeth on the inner border of dactylus of the first ambulatory leg. Korean epialtid fauna now consists of eight species of four genera.


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