Contents

Abstract

Two genera and two species of Platyischnopidae are recorded from the Great Barrier Reef: Platyischnopus mam Barnard & Drummond and a new species Tomituka eumilli sp. nov.

Key words: Crustacea, Amphipoda, Platyischnopidae, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, taxonomy, new species, Platyischnopus mam, Tomituka eumilliI

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Abstract BOOK REVIEW
by Maria Byrne, Professor Marine and Developmental Biology, University of Sydney:

This important new book on the amphipods of the Great Barrier Reef is the result of years of collective effort by an international team of 20 amphipod experts. It fills a major gap in knowledge of the amphipods of Australia, as previously the tropical fauna was poorly known.

 

Bibliographic Data

Title
Platyischnopidae
Author
Hughes, L. E
Editor
Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A.
Year
2009
Publication Type
Book Chapter
Publisher
Magnolia Press
Book Title
Amphipoda of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Number of pages
828-835
Images
False
Series Title
Zootaxa 2260
Publisher
Magnolia Press
Place Published
Auckland, NZ
ISBN
978 1 86977 411 0
Abstract URL
Zootaxa