Australian Museum Journal The ampeliscid amphipods of south-eastern Australia (Crustacea)

Shortform:
Lowry and Poore, 1985, Rec. Aust. Mus. 36(6): 259–298
Author(s):
Lowry, J. K.; Poore, Gary C. B.
Year published:
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
Digitized:
10 November 2008
Available online:
19 December 2008
Reference number:
348
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EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (135kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (21882kb PDF)

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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