Abstract

The new lysianassoid amphipod family Sophrosynidae is described and the genus Sophrosyne is reviewed. Fourteen species are recognised including 10 new species and the documented distribution of the genus is expanded into the southwestern Pacific.

Key words: Crustacea, Amphipoda, Lysianassoidea, Sophrosynidae, taxonomy, new family, new species, Sophrosyne
 

 
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Bibliographic Data

Title
Sophrosynidae, a new family in the Lysianassoidea (Crustacea: Amphipoda) with a revision of the genus Sophrosyne
Author
Lowry, J. K; Stoddart, H. E
Year
2010
Publication Type
Refereed Article
Journal
Zootaxa
Number of pages
1-35
Volume
2370
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