Kapalana, Berents & Lowry, 2018

Berents, Penelope B. & Lowry, J. K., 2018, The New Crustacean Amphipod Genus Kapalana from Australian Waters (Senticaudata, Ischyroceridae, Ischyrocerinae, Cerapodini), Records of the Australian Museum 70 (4), pp. 391-421: 419

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.2201-4349.70.2018.1711

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F0306801-9E69-4BEA-A543-CD187EA33C57

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5237597

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F487D4-FF8A-FFD0-FDFE-FF314B10FCDA

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Kapalana
status

g. nov.

Key to species of Kapalana   g. nov.

1 Rostrum very long, more than half as long as head ............................ Kapalana wadei   sp.nov.

—— Rostrum less than half as long as head .................................................................................... 2

2 Gnathopod 2 propodus with tooth on posterior margin ................. Kapalana stebbingi   sp. nov.

—— Gnathopod 2 propodus without tooth on posterior margin ....................................................... 3

3 Gnathopod 2 carpus with row of small spines on posterior margin ........................................................................................................... Kapalana amelga   sp. nov.

—— Gnathopod 2 carpus without row of small spines on posterior margin ........................................................................................................................................ 4

4 Antenna 1 peduncular article 2 with medial triangular projection on posterodistal corner .......................................................................... Kapalana maia   sp. nov.

—— Antenna 1 peduncular article 2 without medial triangular projection on posterodistal corner .................................................................................................. 5

5 Rostrum evenly tapered ............................................................... Kapalana durraween   sp. nov.

—— Rostrum forming a basal shoulder ............................................................................................ 6

6 Pereopod 5 merus posterior lobe with 2 plumose setae ............. Kapalana michaelmas   sp. nov.

—— Pereopod 5 merus posterior lobe with 5 plumose setae ..................... Kapalana kimbla   sp. nov.