Calcinus kurozumii Asakura & Tachikawa, 2000
References. - Calcinus kurozumii Asakura & Tachikawa, 2000 (type locality: Mariana Islands).
Calcinus kurozumii - Asakura, 2002: 59 (types specimens, Mariana).
Shield and cephalic appendages. - Ocular scale with a single terminal spine. Species of normal size, i.e. shield length often greater than 23 mm. Anterodorsal plate of branchiostegite with row of spinules on dorsal margin.
Chelipeds (P1). - Upper margin of right chela tuberculated or spinous. Outer face of left palm regularly convex.
Ambulatory legs (P2-P3). - Dactyl of P3 subequal to propodus or slightly shorter (0.750.80). Distal pilosity of P3 dense, forming a brush of setae.
Armament of telson. - Left lobe of telson with a single spine. Right lobe with a single spine.
Coloration. - Shield orange (uniform pale orange yellow, in preservative). Ocular peduncle uniformly colored (In preservative, live coloration unknown). Detailed coloration of ocular peduncle: white to pale orange (in preservative). Distal antennular peduncle yellow-orange (in preservative). Distal antennal peduncle yellow-orange (in preservative). Chela uniformly colored, often grading to paler distally (orange turning to paler distally; carpus of cheliped orange). Ambulatory legs (P2 & P3) without ring(s) or spot(s) (pale orange yellow).
Habitat. - Intertidal rocky shores, shallow-waters (up to 3 m).
Geographic distribution. - Mariana Islands (Pagan Island). Indo-West Pacific.
Remarks. - Coloration pattern only known from preserved specimens "... no colored band or patch can be recognized on the ocular peduncles, chelipeds, and ambulatory legs."; live coloration unknown (see Asakura & Tachikawa, 2000: 272). This species is affiliated to Calcinus revi Poupin & McLaughlin, 1998.