Carpias cf. triton ( Pires, 1982 )

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: 1427-1428

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Carpias cf. triton ( Pires, 1982 )
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Carpias cf. triton ( Pires, 1982)  

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Bagatus triton Pires, 1982: 251   , Žgures 72–84.

Carpias triton: Kensley and Schotte, 1989: 87   , Žgure 39E–F.

Material examined. ZMUC, two 2.8 mm, six ovigerous 2.8–3.0 mm, 10 juveniles, sta CRU-1899, Matemwe , Zanzibar, 9ss13¾S, 35ss10¾E, intertidal, 25 September 1995. Previous records. Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Diagnosis. Pereopod 1 in male, carpus about 2.6 times longer than greatest width, with two strong distal teeth on posterior margin; propodus curved, reaching proximally to distal margin of merus, widening distally to rounded apex; dactylus minute, bearing four simple setae   .

Remarks. The same comments regarding the geographical distribution of Carpias algicola   apply to this material, which most closely resembles C. triton ( Pires, 1982)   .

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Isopoda

Family

Janiridae

Genus

Carpias

Loc

Carpias cf. triton ( Pires, 1982 )

Kensley, B & Schotte, M 2002
2002
Loc

Bagatus triton

PIRES, A. M. S. 1982: 251
1982