Malawidopsis, Jacobs & Martens, 2022

Jacobs, Bram & Martens, Koen, 2022, An endemic species flock of Cypridopsinae (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from the ancient Lake Malawi (Africa), with the description of a new genus and three new species, Zootaxa 5100 (3), pp. 301-348 : 333

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5100.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D9244AB-C2E5-4F76-8C9B-30A39DD3679B

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6314212

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/298FFCCF-0AFD-4C41-AC3D-FEEDBD672B68

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:298FFCCF-0AFD-4C41-AC3D-FEEDBD672B68

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Malawidopsis
status

gen. nov.

Malawidopsis gen. nov. cunningtoni comb. nov. ( Sars, 1910) (= spec. F)

Fig. 18F View FIGURE 18

Abbreviated description: sub-triangular Cp in lateral view, with anterior margin widely rounded and posterior margin bluntly pointed. RV overlapping LV, but less pronounced. In dorsal view, Cp relatively wide, with rounded lateral sides, greatest width situated in the middle. External valve surface smooth, set with few setae.

Measurements: length of female = 519–595 µm; length of male = 511–519 µm.

Localities:

Original locality of Malawidopsis cunningtoni ( Sars, 1910) :

Sample 14, collected by Dr Cunnington on 17/06/ 1904 in Monkey Bay , Lake Nyasa (= Lake Malawi). No further information available, but it is assumed that all samples were taken from the shallow littoral.

1999 Usipa Localities: Metangula , Mozambique, at 7 m depth (21/3/1999).

Domira Bay , Malawi at 10 m depth (25/3/1999).

S.E. Arm, Malawi at 10 m depth (26/3/1999).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Ostracoda

Order

Podocopida

Family

Cyprididae