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(Dana, 1852)

Carapace smooth in adult individuals with antero-lateral crest fading away with age; distance of epibranchial tooth to exorbital about 1/3 orbita breadth. Horny endpiece of male first pleopod with a strong V-shaped indentation terminally, lower face of plate not visible. Operculum of female genital duct very much protruded, covering the vulval slit in ventral view. (Türkay 1995)

Type locality: Fiji.
Range: Madagascar (Alcock, 1900b); Mauritius (Ortmann, 1894a); Andaman Islands (Alcock, 1900b); Nicobar Islands (Alcock, 1900b); Japan - Okinawa (Stimpson, 1907), Northern Daito-jima (Sakai, 1939), Yaeyama-retto and N. and S. Daito-jima (Sakai, 1976a), Tokashiki (Türkay & Sakai, 1976), Ishigaki-jima (Miyake, 1983), Ginowan, Okinawa (Shokita et al., 2000), Amami-Oshima; Taiwan - Kaohsiung and Wolanpi (Sakai, 1939, Lin, 1949); Indonesia - Edam Island (de Man, 1888d); Palau (Sakai, 1939); eastern Australia; Fiji (Dana, 1852); Hawaiian Islands.

Discoplax hirtipes