Abstract

The lysianassoid amphipod family Aristiidae is reported from Australian waters for the first time. Two new genera and seven new species are described: Aristias eden sp. nov.; A. gomoni sp. nov.; A. nowra sp. nov.; A. otway sp. nov.; A. poorei sp. nov.; Memana sarda gen. nov., sp. nov.; and Pratinas ludmilla gen. nov. sp. nov.

Key words: Crustacea, Amphipoda, Aristiidae, Australia, new genus, new species, taxonomy, Aristias, Memana, Pratinas

 
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Bibliographic Data

Title
The family Aristiidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea) in Australian waters
Author
Stoddart, H. E; Lowry, J. K
Year
2010
Publication Type
Refereed Article
Journal
Zootaxa
Number of pages
31-53
Volume
2549
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