Callianopsis anovalis sp. nov. is described from a specimen collected by a deep-sea commercial trawler off northeastern Taiwan at around 300 m deep. The new species is unique in the genus by lacking a dorsal oval on the carapace. The genus Callianopsis De Saint Laurent, 1973 is recorded hereby for the first time in the western Pacific.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Aquatic Science