Wonga, Lowry & Stoddart, 2002

Lowry, J. K. & Stoddart, H. E., 2002, The Amaryllididae of Australia (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea), Records of the Australian Museum 54, pp. 129-214: 195-196

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5239755

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5239755

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/783187C3-FF87-FFDE-1F37-F59797FFFEC3

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Felipe

scientific name

Wonga
status

n.gen.

Wonga   n.gen.

Diagnosis. Mouthpart bundle conical. Mandible palp article 3 without A3-seta. Pereopod 4 coxa with anterior and posterior margins subparallel. Pereopods 5–7 with distal articles short. Uropod 3 rami clasper-like; without plumose setae in female [male not known]; outer ramus 1-articulate.

Type species. Wonga wonga   n.sp.

Species composition. Wonga   contains one species: Wonga wonga   n.sp.

Etymology. The genus takes its name from the Australasian Steam Navigation Company’s screw steamer Wonga Wonga   , introduced as a Bass Strait ferry in 1855.

Distribution. Southeastern Australia; 140 m depth (see Fig. 61).