A NEW RECORD SPECIES OF DARDANUS(PAGUROIDEA, DIOGENIDAE) FROM CHINA SEAS
XIAO Li-Chan;WANG Yong-Liang;SHA Zhong-Li;Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences;University of Chinese Academy of Sciences;
We report a new record of species, Dardanus callichela Cook, 1989 in the family Diogenidae from China seas. Specimens were collected from the South China Sea and Beibu(Tonkin) Gulf in 1956 and 1990. Morphological description, morphological features, and the key to species of Dardanus in China seas are provided. In this contribution, we compare it with similar species. All the specimens are deposited in the Marine Biological Museum, Chinese Academy of Sciences(MBMCAS).