Santia spicata, Kensley & Schotte, 2002

Kensley, B & Schotte, M, 2002, New species and records of Asellota from the Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Peracarida: Isopoda), Journal of Natural History 36, pp. 1421-1461: 1440-1441

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5305625

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5305625

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FCF375-FFA2-D348-86E1-2F34E7AFFA30

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Santia spicata
status

sp. nov.

Santia spicata   sp. nov.

(Žgure 11)

Type material. HOLOTYPE: USNM 253300 View Materials , ovigerous 0.9 mm, IIOE cruise 9 sta 453, oV Somalia, 11ss11¾N, 51ss14¾E, 47 –49 m, 17 December 1964   . PARATYPES: USNM 253301 View Materials , one, six ovigerous, two, one juvenile, same data as holotype   .

Other material. USNM 253302 View Materials , 12 View Materials , 60 View Materials ovigerous, 41 juveniles, same data as holotype   ; USNM 253303 View Materials , one, sta K-AL-50, on purple sponge, outer reef slope, Picard Island , 9ss24¾S, 46ss12¾E, 25 m, 15 April 1983   .

Diagnosis. Cephalon and pereonites 1–6 each with two pairs of stiV dorsal setae; lateral cephalic lobe with single stiV seta; low submedian lobes on anterior margin of cephalon each with two setae; coxa of pereopod 2 having Žve stiV setae, of pereopods 3–6 each with four setae, of pereopod 7 with single stiV seta. Maxilliped with two coupling hooks. Pereopod 1, carpus with three strong posterodistal setae, propodus with three smaller proximal setae. Pleon midlength about 1.4 times basal width, with single lateral stiV seta and pair of submesial posterior setae. Pleopod 1 in male distally truncate, each ramus with six distal setae. Uropodal protopod having three distal stiV spines; exopod and endopod each with four distal stiV setae.

Remarks. See ‘Remarks’ section after Santia urospinosa   .

Etymology. The speciŽc name, from the Latin for spike, refers to the overall spiky appearance of the animal.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Isopoda

Family

Santiidae

Genus

Santia