Refereed Article Sophrosynidae, a new family in the Lysianassoidea (Crustacea: Amphipoda) with a revision of the genus Sophrosyne

Citation: Lowry, J.K. & Stoddart, H.E.. 2010. Sophrosynidae, a new family in the Lysianassoidea (Crustacea: Amphipoda) with a revision of the genus Sophrosyne. Zootaxa. 2370. 1-35.

Abstract:

The new lysianassoid amphipod family Sophrosynidae is described and the genus Sophrosyne is reviewed. Fourteen species are recognised including 10 new species and the documented distribution of the genus is expanded into the southwestern Pacific.

Key words: Crustacea, Amphipoda, Lysianassoidea, Sophrosynidae, taxonomy, new family, new species, Sophrosyne
 

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