Macpherson E.1, Rodríguez-Flores P.C.1,2, Machordom A.2 2021. Two new species of the genus Munida Leach, 1820 (Decapoda: Anomura: Munididae) from Indonesia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.30. No.3: 362–368 [in English].

1 Centre d’Estudis Avanзats de Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), C. acc. Cala Sant Francesc, 14, 17300 Blanes, Girona, Spain. E-mail:

2 Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN-CSIC), José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.30.3.09

ABSTRACT. Munida vassilyi sp.n. and M. hastata sp.n. are described from Kei Islands, Indonesia. Munida vassilyi sp.n. is morphologically related to M. runcinata, from New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Fiji and Tonga, whereas M. hastata sp.n. is more similar to M. aurantiaca from Papua – New Guinea. Pairwise genetic distances estimated using the COI and 16S rRNA gene fragments indicated high levels of sequence divergence between each new species and their most closely related allies.

KEY WORDS: Galatheoidea, integrative taxonomy, West Pacific, mitochondrial genes.

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