Marin I.N.1, Anosov S.E.2 2014. Betaeus truncatus Dana, 1852 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean — a new sub-Antarctic record of alpheid shrimps // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.4: 379–381 [in English].

1 A.N. Severtzov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of RAS, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow, 117071 Russia, e-mail:

2 Russian Federal Research Institute of Fishery and Oceanography (VNIRO), Verkh. Krasnoselskaya str., 17, Moscow, 107140 Russia.

KEY WORDS: Decapoda, Caridea, shrimp, Alpheidae, Betaeus, new record, Sub-Antarctic, South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean.

ABSTRACT. The alpheid shrimp Betaeus truncatus Dana, 1852 (Decapoda: Alpheidae) is firstly reported from sub-Antarctic coastal shallow waters of South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean. The present locality situated about 1500 km east from the nearest distribution area of the shrimp species, off Falkland Islands.

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