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(Herbst, 1790)

The exorbital angle is without a marked tooth. The antero-lateral margins of the carapace have five teeth; the three anterior are sometimes hardly distinct. Of the five antero-lateral teeth the three anterior are feeble, sometimes obliterated or united as a single lobe; the dorsal surface of the carapace is smooth. (Serène, 1984)

Type locality: unknown.
Range: Mauritius (Hoffmann, 1874); Sri Lanka (Alcock, 1898); Andaman Islands (Alcock, 1898); Mergui Archipelago (Alcock, 1898); Cocos Islands (Tweedie, 1950b); Japan- Kagoshima (Sakai, 1939), Kagoshima, Yoron-jima, and Taketomi-jima (Sakai, 1976a), Ishigaki-jima (Miyake, 1983); Taiwan; China - Paracel Island (Chen & Lan, 1978), Hainan Island and Paracel Islands (Dai & Yang, 1991); Vietnam - Ile Poulo Condore and Nha Trang (Guinot-Dumortier, 1960); Philippines - (White, 184f), Catanduanes (Guinot-Dumortier, 1960); Indonesia - Gaspar Island (Stimpson, 1858a, 1907), Kepulauan Aru (Tweedie, 1950a); Australia - (A. Milne Edwards, 1865, Guinot-Dumortier, 1960), Capricorn Group (Ward, 1933a); New Caledonia (A. Milne Edwards, 1873, Guinot-Dumortier, 1960); Fiji or Tongatabu (Dana, 1852); Samoa (Alcock, 1898, Guinot-Dumortier, 1960); Tahiti (Serène, 1984); Tuamotu Archipelago - Rikitea (Guinot-Dumortier, 1960); shallow waters.

Euxanthus exsculptus