An endangered cavernicolous crab, Karstarma bo- holano (Ng, 2002), is recorded for the first time on the basis of a single female specimen collected from an anchialine cave on Yoron Island, central Ryukyus, Ja- pan. The habitat of the species is briefly noted .

与論島のアンキアライン洞窟から採集された ドウクツベンケイガニ Karstarma boholano (Ng, 2002) (十脚目:短尾下目:ベンケイガニ科)の記録(藤田喜久・鈴木廣志)