Australian Museum Journal Two new species of fairy shrimp Crustacea: Anostraca: Thamnocephalidae: Branchinella) from the Paroo, inland Australia

Shortform:
Timms, 2001, Rec. Aust. Mus. 53(3): 247–254
Author(s):
Timms, Brian V.
Year published:
2001
Title:
Two new species of fairy shrimp Crustacea: Anostraca: Thamnocephalidae: Branchinella) from the Paroo, inland Australia
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
53
Issue:
3
Start page:
247
End page:
254
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.53.2001.1331
Language:
English
Date published:
12 December 2001
Cover date:
12 December 2001
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
CRUSTACEA: ANOSTRACA
Digitized:
12 September 2001
Available online:
12 September 2001
Reference number:
1331
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (12kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (87kb PDF)

Abstract

Two new species of fairy shrimp, Branchinella budjiti and B. campbelli, are described from intermittent wetlands in northwestern NSW. Both have very distinctive frontal appendages, second antennae and other features that defy classification into established groups within the genus.