Memoirs of Museum Victoria

Pycnogonids (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida) from the Great Australian Bight, southern Australia, with description of two new species

David A. Staples

64: 95-101 (2007)

Abstract: Twelve species of shallow-water pycnogonid belonging to nine genera are represented in this report. Specimens were collected from the Great Australian Bight, southern Australia, at depths of 1–180 m. Two new species in the family Callipallenidae are described: Pseudopallene chevron sp. nov. and Parapallene gowlettae sp. nov.

Keywords: Pycnogonids, Southern Australia, Eyre Peninsula, Great Australian Bight, Nymphonidae, Ammotheidae, Callipallenidae, Phoxichilidiidae, Pycnogonidae, Austrodecidae

Citation: Staples, D.A., 2007. Pycnogonids (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida) from the Great Australian Bight, southern Australia, with description of two new species. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 64: 95-101. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2007.64.9

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