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Anchistus australis Bruce, 1977

Anchistus australis, forma typica Bruce, 1977a:56, figs. 7–9 [type locality:Capre Cay, Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef, Australia; in Tridacna derasa].

Anchistus australis.—Bruce, 1983c:892, fig. 10A.

DIAGNOSIS.—Rostrum apically acute, rostral formula 4–5/1; carapace without antennal spine below ventral orbital angle; 3rd maxilliped with antepenultimate segment little wider than penultimate segment; 1st pereopod with chela normal, not cannulate; 3rd pereopod with dactyl biunguiculate; maximum postorbital carapace length about 6 mm.

RANGE.—Indonesia, Great Barrier Reef of Australia, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, and Fiji Islands; living in Tridacna derasa.
bibliographic citation
Chace, Fenner Albert, Jr. and Bruce, A. J. 1993. "The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition 1907-1910, Part 6: Superfamily Palaemonoidea." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 1-152. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.543