Malawidopsis spec. K

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.6314223

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C50D87F8-3C47-FFFB-FF61-CC9D3AD69085

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Plazi

scientific name

Malawidopsis spec. K
status

 

Malawidopsis spec. K gen. et sp. nov.

Fig. 18K View FIGURE 18

Abbreviated description: Cp sub-rectangular, with straight dorsal margin sloping, almost parallel to the sinuous ventral margin. Anterior margin in lateral view ventrally produced, posterior margin broadly rounded. RV strongly overlapping LV, especially antero- and postero-ventrally where valves are gaping. In dorsal view, Cp narrow, with nearly parallel lateral sides. Valve surface anteriorly set with pustules.

Measurements: length of female = 506–508 µm; length of male = 504–505 µm.

Locality: Mbamba Bay , Malawi at 7–10 m depth (23/3/1999) .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Ostracoda

Order

Podocopida

Family

Cyprididae

Genus

Malawidopsis