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Cherax snowden, a new species of crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) from the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula in Irian Jaya (West Papua), Indonesia.

Lukhaup C, Panteleit J, Schrimpf A - Zookeys (2015)

Bottom Line: A new species, Cherax snowden sp. n., from the Oinsok River Drainage, Sawiat District in the central part of the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia, is described, figured and compared with the closest related species, Cherax holthuisi Lukhaup & Pekny, 2006.This species is collected and exported for ornamental purposes and its commercial name in the pet trade is "orange tip" or "green orange tip".Both species may be easily distinguished morphologically or by using sequence divergence, which is substantial, for considering Cherax snowden sp. n. to be a new species.

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Affiliation: Waldstrasse 5a, 66999 Hinterweidenthal, Germany.

ABSTRACT
A new species, Cherax snowden sp. n., from the Oinsok River Drainage, Sawiat District in the central part of the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia, is described, figured and compared with the closest related species, Cherax holthuisi Lukhaup & Pekny, 2006. This species is collected and exported for ornamental purposes and its commercial name in the pet trade is "orange tip" or "green orange tip". Both species may be easily distinguished morphologically or by using sequence divergence, which is substantial, for considering Cherax snowden sp. n. to be a new species.

No MeSH data available.


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Cheraxsnowden sp. n. holotype male (MZB Cru 4291) dorsal view of cephalothorax.
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Figure 4: Cheraxsnowden sp. n. holotype male (MZB Cru 4291) dorsal view of cephalothorax.

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Cherax snowden, a new species of crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) from the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula in Irian Jaya (West Papua), Indonesia.

Lukhaup C, Panteleit J, Schrimpf A - Zookeys (2015)

Cheraxsnowden sp. n. holotype male (MZB Cru 4291) dorsal view of cephalothorax.
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Figure 4: Cheraxsnowden sp. n. holotype male (MZB Cru 4291) dorsal view of cephalothorax.
Mentions: Figs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Bottom Line: A new species, Cherax snowden sp. n., from the Oinsok River Drainage, Sawiat District in the central part of the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia, is described, figured and compared with the closest related species, Cherax holthuisi Lukhaup & Pekny, 2006.This species is collected and exported for ornamental purposes and its commercial name in the pet trade is "orange tip" or "green orange tip".Both species may be easily distinguished morphologically or by using sequence divergence, which is substantial, for considering Cherax snowden sp. n. to be a new species.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Waldstrasse 5a, 66999 Hinterweidenthal, Germany.

ABSTRACT
A new species, Cherax snowden sp. n., from the Oinsok River Drainage, Sawiat District in the central part of the Kepala Burung (Vogelkop) Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia, is described, figured and compared with the closest related species, Cherax holthuisi Lukhaup & Pekny, 2006. This species is collected and exported for ornamental purposes and its commercial name in the pet trade is "orange tip" or "green orange tip". Both species may be easily distinguished morphologically or by using sequence divergence, which is substantial, for considering Cherax snowden sp. n. to be a new species.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus