Abstract

The ampeliscid amphipods of south-eastern Australia are studied in detail for the first time. The two known species, Ampelisca australis Haswell and A. acinaces Stebbing, are rediscovered, and 15 new species in the genera Ampelisca, Byblis and Haploops are described. These include Ampelisca ballina, A. bidura, A. calooma, A. dimboola, A. euroa, A. jingera, A. narooma, A. tilpa, A. foora, A. yuleba, Byblis bega, B. gerara, B. mildura, B. tinamba and Haploops oonah. A key is provided to the ampeliscid species of south-eastern Australia.

 
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Lowry and Poore, 1985, Rec. Aust. Mus. 36(6): 259–298
Author
J. K. Lowry; Gary C. B. Poore
Year
1985
Title
The ampeliscid amphipods of south-eastern Australia (Crustacea)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
36
Issue
6
Start Page
259
End Page
298
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.36.1985.348
Language
English
Date Published
11 June 1985
Cover Date
11 June 1985
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
CRUSTACEA: AMPHIPODA; TAXONOMY; ECOLOGY, MARINE
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10 November 2008
Available Online
19 December 2008
Reference Number
348
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