Refereed Article The family Opisidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea) in Australian waters

Citation: Stoddart H.E. & Lowry, J.K.. 2010. The family Opisidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea) in Australian waters. Zootaxa. 2479. 22-38.

Abstract:

The lysianassoid amphipod family Opisidae is reported from Australian waters for the first time. Five new species in three genera are described: Normanion hipposideros sp. nov., N. whoi sp. nov., Podoprionella bulla sp. nov., Podoprionides akantha sp. nov., P. moonamoona sp. nov.

Key words: Crustacea, Amphipoda, Opisidae, Australia, taxonomy, new species, Normanion, Podoprionella, Podoprionides

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