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(Rathbun, 1923)

Carapace much wider than long; antero-lateral borders with four teeth of similar size, distance between third and fourth antero-lateral tooth much larger than that between others; postero-lateral tooth directed laterally. Rostrum tridentate, rostral teeth acute. Inner margin of dactyli of second and third pereiopods with 16-20 tiny spines; outer margins of propodi of third and fourth pereiopods without spines, the same applies to the outer margin of the dactyli of the fifth pereiopods. (Türkay 1995)

Type locality: Kururi?, Tokaido, Japan.
Range: Gulf of Suez (Tirmizi & Kazmi, 1991); South Arabia (Tirmizi & Kazmi, 1991); Gulf of Aden; Mozambique - Inhambane (Hilgendorf, 1879), Delagoa Bay (Barnard, 1950); South Africa - Natal Bay (Stebbing, 1905), off Tugela River (Barnard, 1950); Persian Gulf (Alcock, 1901); Pakistan - Karachi (Tirmizi & Kazmi, 1991); India - off Malabar coast, Tuticorin, Madras and Orissa coast (Alcock, 1901), Bombay (Chhapgar, 1957); Sri Lanka (Alcock, 1901); Gulf of Martaban (Alcock, 1901); Japan - (de Haan), Tokyo Bay (Ortmann, 1892), Shimoda (Sakai, 1935a), Tateyama Bay, Sagami Bay, Ise Bay, Kii Peninsula, Tosa Bay and Nagasaki (Sakai, 1936), Amakusa, Tottori, Toyama and Niigata (Miyake et al., 1962), Sagami Bay (Sakai, 1965b), Tokyo Bay, Sagami Bay, Shimoda, Mikawa Bay, Kii Nagashima, Kii Minabe, Tosa Bay, and Nagasaki (Sakai, 1976a), Amakusa (Yamaguchi et al., 1976), Tanabe Bay (Miyake, 1983), Oshoro and Hakodate, Hokkaido (Komai et al., 1992); Korea - Cheju-do (Kamita, 1941b, Kim, 1973); China - Hong Kong (Stimpson, 1907, Shen, 1931a, Dai & Ng, 1997), Guangdong, including Hainan Is., Fujian; Taiwan; Indonesia - Java Sea (Ihle, 1913); 50-150 m.

Lauridromia dehaani