Australian Museum Journal The amphipod (Crustacea) stygofauna of Australia: description of new taxa (Melitidae, Neoniphargidae, Paramelitidae), and a synopsis of known species

Shortform:
Bradbury and Williams, 1997, Rec. Aust. Mus. 49(3): 249–341
Author(s):
Bradbury, J. H.; Williams, W. D.
Year published:
1997
Title:
The amphipod (Crustacea) stygofauna of Australia: description of new taxa (Melitidae, Neoniphargidae, Paramelitidae), and a synopsis of known species
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
49
Issue:
3
Start page:
249
End page:
341
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.49.1997.1270
Language:
English
Date published:
22 December 1997
Cover date:
22 December 1997
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
CRUSTACEA: AMPHIPODA
Digitized:
17 February 2009
Available online:
05 March 2009
Reference number:
1270
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (209kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (11035kb PDF)

Abstract

Freshwater amphipods from Australian subterranean waters are discussed. Five new genera and fourteen new species are described; the genus Wesniphargus Williams & Barnard is rediagnosed and specimens assigned to W. nichollsi (Straskraba) are fully described; a synopsis of subterranean species is provided.

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