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A list of mantis shrimps (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) in the collections of the Department of Zoology, the University Museum, the University of Tokyo

Masako Mitsuhashi1) and Masatsune Takeda2)

1)Institute of Marine Biology, National Taiwan Ocean University, 2 Pei-Ning Road, Keelung 20224, Taiwan R.O.C.
2)Department of Zoology, National Science Museum, 3-23-1 Hyakunincho, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-0073 Japan

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In the University Museum, the University of Tokyo, there are specimens of mantis shrimps (Crustacea, Stomatopoda) referable to 20 species of 8 families. Most of the specimens were studied and reported by Komai (1908, 1909a, b, 1910a, b, 1911a, b, 1913, 1914) from Japanese waters. As already recorded by Osawa et al. (2004), the holotype, female, of Lysiosquilla crassispinosa, which is at present known as a species of Bathysquilla, was found in dry, but good condition.

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