The recently described Macrobrachium johnsoni Chong & Khoo, turns out to be a junior primary homonym of M. johnsoni Ravindranath. The replacement name M. ahkowi is proposed.

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Keywords replacement name, Macrobrachium ahkowi, Macrobrachium johnsoni Chong & Khoo, Macrobrachium johnsoni Ravindranath
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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Chong, S.S.C, & Khoo, H.W. (1987). Macrobrachium Ahkowi nοm. nov., a replacement name for Macrobrachium Johnsoni Chong & Khoo, 1987, preoccupied by Macrobrachium Johnsoni Ravindranath, 1979 (Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 61(37), 561–562.