Abstract

The first occurrence of the genus Demania in Australian waters is reported with the description and illustration of D. macneilli, new species, from off northeastern and central eastern Queensland in from 17 to 20 fathoms. The new species is compared with other members of the genus, which inhabits the Indian and western Pacific oceans and is known to contain species poisonous to man.

 
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Short Form
Garth, 1976, Rec. Aust. Mus. 30(5): 113–117
Author
J. S. Garth
Year
1976
Title
Demania macneilli, a new species of xanthid crab from northern Queensland (Crustacea: Decapoda)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
30
Issue
5
Start Page
113
End Page
117
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.30.1976.399
Language
English
Date Published
16 January 1976
Cover Date
16 January 1976
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA; TAXONOMY
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10 February 2009
Available Online
04 March 2009
Reference Number
399
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