Memoirs of Museum Victoria

Paralamprops poorei, sp. nov. (Crustacea: Cumacea: Lampropidae), a new Australian cumacean

Sarah Gerken

66(1): 71-75 (2009)

Abstract: Paralamprops is a small genus in the cumacean family Lampropidae. A new species, Paralamprops poorei sp. nov. is described from the southern Australian continental slope. Paralamprops poorei can be distinguished from all other Paralamprops by the combination of a toothed marginal carina, subequal antennular fl agellae, maxillule without palp, pereopods 3 and 4 in the female with rudimentary exopods, pereopod 5 with article proportions as in pereopods 3 and 4, telson with 5 lateral setae and 3 equal terminal setae, and the male with three pairs of pleopods.

Keywords: Lampropidae, Cumacea, Paralamprops, Crustacea

Citation: Gerken, S., 2009. Paralamprops poorei, sp. nov. (Crustacea: Cumacea: Lampropidae), a new Australian cumacean. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 66: 71-75. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2009.66.8

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