Malawidopsis spec.

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 : 336-337

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.6314231

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C50D87F8-3C47-FFFC-FF61-CB753A4190E1

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Plazi

scientific name

Malawidopsis spec.
status

 

Malawidopsis spec. O gen. et sp. nov.

Fig. 18O View FIGURE 18

Abbreviated description: Cp sub-quadrate, with straight and sloping dorsal margin, ventral margin strongly sinuous, anterior margin produced towards the ventral side and caudal margin nearly straight, RV strongly overlapping LV, especially at antero- and posteroventral corners where Cp is widely gaping. In dorsal view, anterior edge pointed, posterior edge more blunt, greatest width situated behind the middle. Entire valve surface set with equal and rounded tubercules, as well as with few aesthetasc-like spines of unusual morphology.

Measurements: length of female = 528–551 µm; length of male = 531–556 µm.

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

Mbamba Bay , Malawi, at 7–10 m depth (23.3.1999) .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Ostracoda

Order

Podocopida

Family

Cyprididae

Genus

Malawidopsis