Ceradocus crenatipalma Ledoyer, 1979

Hughes, Lauren E., 2016, New genera, species and records of Maeridae from Australian Waters: Austromaera, Ceradocus, Glossomaera, Hamimaera, Huonella gen. nov., Linguimaera and Maeraceterus gen. nov. (Crustacea: Amphi, Zootaxa 4115 (1), pp. 1-81: 14-16

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Ceradocus crenatipalma Ledoyer, 1979
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Ceradocus crenatipalma Ledoyer, 1979 

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Ceradocus crenatipalma Ledoyer, 1979: 62  , fig. 34.— Ledoyer, 1983: 162, figs 434–435.—Krapp-Schickel, 2009: 601, figs 2, 3.— Krapp-Schickel & Vader, 2009: 2061 –2065 (key).

Material examined. Norfolk Island: 1 female specimen, 7.1 mm, dissected, 4 slides, AM P.92246, Fig Valley Reef (29°03′20″S 167°55′44″E), 18.7 m, red coralline algae Amphiora anceps and other mixed red algae, 19 May 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI NFK 71)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.81521, Fig Valley Reef (29°03′20″S 167°55′44″E), 18.7 m, red coralline algae Amphiora anceps and other mixed red algae, 19 May 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI NFK 71)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.81525, Swiss Cheese Reef (29°00′23″S 167°56′50″E), 12 m, vertical face encrusted with sponges, under overhang, 15 May 2008, coll. R.T. Springthorpe (MI NFK 37)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.81524, Puppies Point (29°01′23″S 167°55′09″E), 13.5 m, green algae Halimeda  sp., coll. R.T. Springthorpe, 17 May 2008 (MI NFK 50)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.81628, near Anson Point , Gun Club Reef (29°00′25″S 167°54′45″E), 18 m, coral rubble and green algae Halimeda  sp. from reef, 17 May 2008, coll. R.T. Springthorpe (MI NFK 63)GoogleMaps  ; 1 male specimen, AM P.81520, Swiss Cheese Reef (29°00′23″S 167°56′50″E), 15 m, large pieces of rubble with tufted algae from vertical surface, 19 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry, (MI NFK 77)GoogleMaps  ; 3 specimens (2 female, 1 male), AM P.81522, Emily Bay (29°03′36″S 167°57′12″E), 3.7 m, rubble and algae, 20 May 2008, coll. R.T. Springthorpe, (MI NFK 84)GoogleMaps  ; 2 specimens, AM P.81523, Emily Bay (29°03′36″S 167°57′12″E), 3 m, rubble encrusted in algae, coll. J.K. Lowry, 20 May 2008 (MI NFK 89).GoogleMaps 

Queensland: 5 specimens, AM P.18119, Heron Island, Capricorn Group (23°27′S 151°55′E), depth unknown, 1966, coll. D. HendersonGoogleMaps  ; 6 specimens, AM P.75605, centre bommie, First Lagoon , One Tree Island (23°30′12″S 152°05′19″E), 1.7 m, dead coral with epiphytes, 29 October 2006, coll. L.E. Hughes and J.K. Lowry (QLD 2006)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.75604, largest bommie in lagoon at the ‘ Entrance’ , One Tree Island (23°29′17″S 152°04′46″E), 4 m, coral rubble with coarse sand, 25 October 2006, coll. J.K. Lowry and L.E. Hughes (QLD 1950)GoogleMaps  ; 2 specimens, AM P.75602, Number One Reef, Katai Nab, north of Horn Island, Torres Strait (10°32′30″S 142°10′16″E), 6 m, coral, small sponges, very fine sediment, 28 September 2006, coll. J.K. Lowry (QLD 1854)GoogleMaps  ; 3 specimens, AM P.75701, Number One Reef, Katai Nab, north of Horn Island, Torres Strait (10°32′30″S 142°10′16″E), 8 m, large brick covered in fine sediment, epiphytes, brown alga Padina  sp., low turfing algae, 28 September 2006, coll. J.K. Lowry and L.E. Hughes (QLD 1851)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.75702, reef between Hammond Island and Goodes Island, Torres Strait (10°33′43″S 142°10′28″E), 7.9 m, brown alga Dictyota  sp., 28 September 2006, coll. M. Capa (QLD 1855); no specimen count, AM P.75880, Sunken Reef, north of Goodes Island , Torres Strait (10°31′29″S 142°03′19″E), 12 m, brown alga Padina  sp. on agglomerated coral rubble, 29 September 2006, coll. M. Capa and J.K. Lowry (QLD 1859)GoogleMaps  ; 10 specimens, AM P.75700, north-west corner of Goodes Island, Torres Strait (10°33′35″S 142°09′09″E), 7.8 m, dead coral cf Tubipora musica  , 29 September 2006, coll. M. Capa and L.E. Hughes (QLD 1874)GoogleMaps  ; 5 specimens, AM P.75699, Northwest Islet, Torres Strait (10°18′55″S 142°05′26″E), 4.7 m, Halimeda  sp., 1 October 2006, coll. L.E. Hughes and M. Capa (QLD 1914)GoogleMaps  ; 9 specimens, AM P.75603, Northwest Islet, Torres Strait (10°18′55″S 142°05′26″E), 4.8 m, dead coral branches, 1 October 2006, coll. M. Capa and L.E. Hughes (QLD 1920).GoogleMaps 

Northern Territory. 6 specimens, NTMAbout NTM Cr 018342, Wanaray Point Reef, Trepang Bay , Cobourg Peninsula (11°7′S 131°58′E), low water mark, algae crest of reef pool, reef slope, 15 October 1981, coll. A.J. Bruce and P.G.GoogleMaps 

Horner, FV ″ Alegrias ″; 7 specimens, NTMAbout NTM Cr 001461, Orontes Reef , Port Essington, Cobourg Peninsula (11°3.6′S 132°5′E) 3 m, coral bank, offshore, 5 May 1982, coll. H.K. LarsonGoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, NTMAbout NTM Cr 008774, Orontes Reef , Port Essington, Cobourg Peninsula (11°3.6′S 132°5′E), 3 m, Acropora  sp. coral bank, off shore, 5 May 1982, coll. A.J. BruceGoogleMaps  .

Western Australia  . 1 specimen, AM P.83814, west side of Cassini Island, The Kimberley (13°57′S 125°37′E), depth unknown, 18 July 1988, coll. P.A. Hutchings (st 59)GoogleMaps  ; 9 specimens, NTMAbout NTM Cr 018341, Bedout Island, The Kimberley, (19°3′S 119°05′E), 3 m, reef flat, 4 June 1985, coll. B.C. Russell (BCR85-9)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, WAMAbout WAM C43962View Materials, Montgomery Island, The Kimberley (16°00′51″S 124°10′23″E), intertidal, 23 October 2009, coll. Alison Sampey, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2009 (24/K09-Q2)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen WAMAbout WAM C59002View Materials, Long Reef , the Kimberley (13°55′17″S 125°43′57″E), 12 m, 19 October 2010, coll. Skipton Wooley, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (43/ K10-T4)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, WAMAbout WAM C45857View Materials, Long Reef , The Kimberley (13°51′24″S 125°49′29″E), 3 m, 21 October 2010, coll. Skipton Wooley, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (46/K10-T4)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, WAMAbout WAM C45874View Materials, Cassini Island, The Kimberley (13°57′5″S 125°37′26″E), 2 m, 18 October 2010, coll. Lexie Walker, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (37/K10-T3)GoogleMaps  ; 4 specimens, WAMAbout WAM C46475View Materials, Long Reef , The Kimberley (13°55′17″S 125°43′57″E), 12 m, 19 October 2010, coll. Andrew Hosie, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (43/K10-Adhoc).GoogleMaps 

Type locality. Toliara (Tuléar), Madagascar (~ 23°25′S 43°42′E).GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Australia. Queensland: Lizard Island; Orpheus Island; Torres Strait (Krapp-Schickel, 2009; current study). Western Australia: The Kimberley (current study). Northern Territory. Cobourg Peninsula (current study). Norfolk Island (current study). Madagascar ( Ledoyer 1979, 1983).

NTM

Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences

WAM

Western Australian Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Melitidae

Genus

Ceradocus

Loc

Ceradocus crenatipalma Ledoyer, 1979

Hughes, Lauren E. 2016

2016
Loc

Ceradocus crenatipalma

Krapp-Schickel 2009: 2061
Ledoyer 1983: 162Ledoyer 1979: 62

1983