Scientia Marina, Vol 67, No 2 (2003)

The caprellidean Amphipoda from the subantarctic islands of New Zealand and Australia with the description of a new genus and two new species


https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2003.67n2177

José Manuel Guerra-García
Laboratorio de Biología Marina, Departamento de Fisiología y Zoología, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Abstract


The Caprellidea of The Snares, Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Campbell Island and Macquarie Island are reported from collections made between 1973 and 1977 by the Australian Museum, and collections made between 1967 and 1972 by researchers associated with the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). One new genus, Caprellaporema, and two new species, Caprellaporema subantarctica and Pseudaeginella campbellensis are described, Caprella manneringi McCain, 1979 is redescribed, and lateral view figures of the remaining species of the subantarctic islands are also provided.

Keywords


Crustacea; Amphipoda; Caprellidea; Subantarctica; new taxa

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