Austromaera mastersii ( Haswell, 1879a )

Hughes, Lauren E., 2016, New genera, species and records of Maeridae from Australian Waters: Austromaera, Ceradocus, Glossomaera, Hamimaera, Huonella gen. nov., Linguimaera and Maeraceterus gen. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda), Zootaxa 4115 (1), pp. 1-81: 5-6

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Austromaera mastersii ( Haswell, 1879a )
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Austromaera mastersii ( Haswell, 1879a)  

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Megamaera mastersii Haswell, 1879a: 265   , pl. 11, fig. 1.— Haswell, 1882: 258.— Haswell, 1885: 105.

Maera mastersii   .— Stebbing, 1899: 426.— Stebbing, 1906: 439.— Stebbing, 1910a: 642.—? Chilton, 1921b: 72 (southern Australia).

Not Moera mastersii   .— Chilton, 1911: 564 (Kermadec Islands) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).

Not Maera mastersi   .— Thomson, 1882: 235 (in part, part = M. quadrimana   ) ( New Zealand).— Sheard, 1936: 177, fig. 3 (South Australia) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— Sheard, 1937: 24 (South Australia) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— Sivaprakasam, 1969: 36, fig. 1 a–g (= L. mannarensis ( Sivaprakasam, 1970)   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— J.L. Barnard, 1972a: 226, fig. 132 (southern Australia) (= L. leo Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— J.L. Barnard, 1972b: 109, figs 55–56 ( New Zealand) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— Ledoyer, 1979: 77, fig. 44 [= Zygomaera pseudemarginata ( Ledoyer, 1983)   ( Madagascar)].— Lowry & Fenwick, 1983: 236 ( New Zealand subantarctic) (=? L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).

Not Maera mastersii   .— Chevreux, 1908: 481 (French Polynesia).— Stebbing, 1910b: 457 (South Africa).— Chilton, 1916: 367 (New Zealand).— Chilton, 1925: 317 (Chatham Islands, New Zealand).— Hale, 1929: 215, fig. 213 (figure = L. thomsoni (Miers, 1884))   (South Australia) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— Hurley, 1954: 603 (New Zealand) (= L. tias Krapp-Schickel, 2003   , according to Krapp-Schickel, 2003).— Griffiths, 1974: 291 (South Africa).— J.L. Barnard, 1962: 99 (key).

Material examined. Western Australia: 6 specimens, AM P.79458, Bramble Point, Princess Royal Harbour (35°02'S 117°55'E), 1 m, seagrass Posidonia australis   , diver-held corer, January 1988, coll. P.A. Hutchings et al. (Site 4) GoogleMaps   ; 2 specimens, P.79459, Bramble Point , Princess Royal Harbour (35°2'S 117°55'E), 1 m, seagrass Poisidonia australis   , January 1988, coll. P.A. Hutchings et al. GoogleMaps   ; 1 specimen, AM P.79460, Quaranup Jetty , Princess Royal Harbour, (35°03'S 117°55'E), 1 m, seagrass Posidonia sinuosa   , January 1988, coll. P.A. Hutchings et al. GoogleMaps   ; 31 specimens, AM P.79419, near Mistaken Island, Vancouver Peninsula , King George Sound (35°4'S 117°56'E), 6 m, sea grass, 13 December 1983, coll. R.T. Springthorpe (WA 121). GoogleMaps  

New South Wales: 1 specimen, AM P.85535, south-west side of Boondelbah Island, east of Port Stephens (32°42'30"S 152°13'32"E), 20 m, under stones airlift on SCUBA, 10 March 2006, coll. R.T. Springthorpe (MI NSW 2914 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Type locality. Port Jackson , New South Wales, Australia (approx. 33°50.9'S 151°16.2'E). GoogleMaps  

Remarks. This is the first record of A. mastersii   from along the Western Australian coast.

Distribution. Western Australia: Princess Royal Harbour, King George Sound (current study). New South Wales: Bottle and Glass Rocks and Wy-ar-gine Point, Port Jackson; Marys Rock, Cook Island ( Haswell 1879a; Lowry & Springthorpe 2005; current study).

NSW

Royal Botanic Gardens, National Herbarium of New South Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Maeridae

Genus

Austromaera

Loc

Austromaera mastersii ( Haswell, 1879a )

Hughes, Lauren E. 2016
2016
Loc

Moera mastersii

Chilton 1911: 564
1911
Loc

Maera mastersii

Griffiths 1974: 291
Barnard 1962: 99
Hurley 1954: 603
Hale 1929: 215
Chilton 1925: 317
Chilton 1916: 367
Stebbing 1910: 457
Chevreux 1908: 481
1908
Loc

Maera mastersii

Chilton 1921: 72
Stebbing 1910: 642
Stebbing 1906: 439
Stebbing 1899: 426
1899
Loc

Maera mastersi

Lowry 1983: 236
Ledoyer 1979: 77
Barnard 1972: 226
Barnard 1972: 109
Sivaprakasam 1969: 36
Sheard 1937: 24
Sheard 1936: 177
Thomson 1882: 235
1882
Loc

Megamaera mastersii

Haswell 1885: 105
Haswell 1882: 258
Haswell 1879: 265
1879