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A. Milne Edwards, 1865

The carapace, chelipeds and ambulatory legs have granular surfaces, the granules cover all or part of the carapace and are always conspicuous near the antero-lateral margins. The chelipeds have relatively long fingers; the dactylus is subequal to the width of the palm and articulates in such a manner that the superior margin is at the same level as the prolongation of the superior margin of the palm. The chelipeds have the fingers armed with teeth for the whole length of their cutting margin; the ambulatory legs are more flattened with a low crest on the superior margin; the merus of P5 is less than 2 times longer than broad. The carapace is naked, almost smooth and slightly punctate on most of the surface. The frontal margin is smooth; only the antero-lateral margins and their adjacent surfaces are granular. The chelipeds have the upper part of the palm granular and the inferior part smooth; the fingers are blunt at their apices; a row of three oblique teeth, hardly projecting, invests the subproximal cutting margin of the fixed finger. The carapace is carmine coloured, with large brown spots. The first pleopod of the male is figured by Guinot (1964, fig. 3). (Serène, 1984)

Type locality: Poulo Condore Island, Indo-China.
Range: Japan - Yoron-jima (Sakai, 1976a), Kushimoto (Miyake, 1983); Taiwan; Philippines; Vietnam - Poulo Condore Island (A. Milne Edwards, 1865); New Guinea.

Atergatopsis germaini