Eorchestia dassenensis ( K.H. Barnard, 1916 )

Lowry, J. K. & Baldanzi, S., 2016, New talitrids from South Africa (Amphipoda, Senticaudata, Talitroidea, Talitridae) with notes on their ecology, Zootaxa 4144 (2), pp. 151-174: 169

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4144.2.1

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Eorchestia dassenensis ( K.H. Barnard, 1916 )
status

comb. nov.

Eorchestia dassenensis ( K.H. Barnard, 1916)   comb. nov.

? Orchestia bottae   . ― Krauss, 1843: 60.

Parorchestia dassenensis K.H. Barnard, 1916: 227   , pl. 28, figs 1, 2. Orchestia dassenensis   . ― Griffiths, 1975: 170.

Types. Syntypes: 2 males, SAM A3054; 2 males SAM A3067.

Type locality. Dassen Island and Hout Bay , Cape Peninsula.  

Diagnosis. Based on information available in K.H. Barnard (1916). Antenna 1 long, reaching nearly to end of antenna 2 peduncle. Antenna 2 less than half body length. Gnathopod 1 subchelate; merus, carpus and propodus with palmate lobes on posterior margin; dactylus subequal in length to palm. Gnathopod 2 subchelate. Uropod 1 outer ramus without robust setae. Uropod 3 peduncle with 3–4 robust setae; ramus slightly long than peduncle. Telson   with 2 apical setae per lobe.

Remarks. The above characters place the species in the genus Eorchestia Bousfield, 1984   .

Distribution. South Africa. Dassen Island; Cape Peninsula ( K.H. Barnard 1916); Cape Agulhas to Saldanha Bay ( Griffiths 1975).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Talitridae

Genus

Eorchestia

Loc

Eorchestia dassenensis ( K.H. Barnard, 1916 )

Lowry, J. K. & Baldanzi, S. 2016
2016
Loc

Parorchestia dassenensis

Griffiths 1975: 170
Barnard 1916: 227
1916
Loc

Orchestia bottae

Krauss 1843: 60
1843