Abstract

Thirteen taxa in the family Podoceridae are reported from tropical Australia, including six new species and four new records. Podocerus hanapepe J. L. Barnard, 1970, P. talegus lawai J. L. Barnard, 1970, P. walkeri Rabindranath, 1972 and P. zeylanicus (Walker, 1904) are reported from Australia for the first time. New distribution records are provided for P. crenulatus Myers, 1985, P. lobatus (Haswell, 1885) and Laetmatophilus dabberi Barnard & Drummond, 1981. The six new species Podocerus clavicarius sp. nov., P. ferreus sp. nov., P. miscix sp. nov., P. orontes sp. nov., P. rockingham sp. nov., and L. triceratops sp. nov. are described.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Hughes, 2013. Rec. Aust. Mus. 65(1): 1–37
Author
Lauren Elizabeth Hughes
Year
2013
Title
Podoceridae of tropical Australia (Peracarida: Amphipoda)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
65
Issue
1
Start Page
1
End Page
37
DOI
10.3853/j.2201-4349.65.2013.1592
Language
English
Date Published
12 June 2013
Cover Date
12 June 2013
ISSN
0067-1975 (print), 2201-4349 (online)
CODEN
RAUMEZ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
CRUSTACEA: AMPHIPODA; TAXONOMY; BIOGEOGRAPHY
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12 June 2013
Available Online
12 June 2013
Reference Number
1592
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