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 : 336

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.6314229

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. fuelleborni comb. nov. ( Daday, 1910) (= spec. N)

Fig. 18N View FIGURE 18

Abbreviated description: elongated Cp, with almost symmetrically rounded anterior margin and bluntly pointed posterior margin, dorsal margin sloping towards the posterior side, ventral margin nearly straight. RV mildly overlapping LV along the antero-dorsal and postero-ventral margins. In dorsal view Cp relatively wide, with greatest width situated slightly behind the middle. Whole Cp densely set with small tubercles.

Measurements: length of female = 707–730 µm; length of male = 691 µm.

Localities.

Original localities of Malawidopsis fuelleborni ( Daday, 1910) . No further information available, but it is assumed that all samples were taken from the shallow littoral.

Sample 25: Plankton from Nyassa (= L. Malawi), SW, 5 km from Ikombe, 24/4/1899.

Sample 34: Surface plankton from Nyassa (= L. Malawi), 19/08/1899. (sample 42): Plankton from Nyassa (= Lake Malawi), near Langenburg at edge, 27/08/1899.

1999 Usipa - locality: Metangula , Mozambique at 31 m depth (21/3/1999).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Ostracoda

Order

Podocopida

Family

Cyprididae