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A. Milne Edwards, 1873

Carapace much more convex than in Epixanthus frontalis, the dorsal surface covered with very fine granules, which become thicker toward the frontal and antero-lateral borders, where also some rugae of granules or eroded facets formed by granules or rugae are found. The antero-lateral borders are divided into four very long lobules, none of which is markedly tooth-shaped. The wrist and palm are very roughened and the rugae or erosion found on the upper and outer surfaces are remarkable. (T. Sakai, 1939: 519)

Type locality: New Caledonia.
Range: Red Sea (Kossmann, 1877, Guinot, 1958); Mayotte (Guinot, 1958); Madagascar - Nosy Bé; Mauritius (Bouvier, 1915b, Michel, 1964); Chagos Archipelago - Peros, Coin (Rathbun, 1911); Japan - Manazuru and Shimoda (Sakai, 1939), Sagami Bay (Sakai, 1965b), Sagami Bay, Izu Peninsula, Kii Peninsula, Ishigaki-jima and Ogasawara-shoto (Sakai, 1976a), Kushimoto (Miyake, 1983), Tosa Bay and Yoron-jima (Muraoka, 1998); Taiwan; China - Paracel Islands (Dai & Yang, 1991); Indonesia - Noordwachter Island (de Man, 1888d); New Caledonia (A. Milne Edwards, 1873).

Epixanthus corrosus