Hexapleomera Dudich, 1931

Edgar, Graham J., 2008, Shallow water Tanaidae (Crustacea: Tanaidacea) of Australia, Zootaxa 1836 (1), pp. 1-92 : 23

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https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1836.1.1



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Hexapleomera Dudich, 1931


Genus Hexapleomera Dudich, 1931

Diagnosis. Five pleonites present plus pleotelson. Antennule with four articles, first article over 2.5 times length of second article, terminal article with five to eight aesthetascs. Antenna with six articles, article 2 much longer than wide. Maxillule endite with eight large terminal spiniform setae, palp with about five to eight long setae. Labium outer lobe with small terminal process. Pereopod 1 coxa without anterior bulge. Pleopod basis with one plumose seta on inner margin and five to seven setae on outer margin, endopod inner margin with one or two plumose setae. Uropod with four articles, terminal article normal. Pronounced sexual dimorphism.

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