Paragrubia edgari Peart

Hughes, Lauren E. & Peart, Rachael A., 2013, New species and new records of Ampithoidae (Peracarida: Amphipoda) from Australian Waters, Zootaxa 3719 (1), pp. 1-102: 86

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Paragrubia edgari Peart
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Paragrubia edgari Peart   in Hughes & Lowry, 2009

Paragrubia edgari Peart   in Hughes & Lowry, 2009: 207–208, figs 33, 34.—Myers, 2012: 10, fig. 8.

Type Locality. Cape Cleveland, Queensland, Australia (19 ° 11 ’S 147 °01’E).

Material examined. Queensland: Holotype female, 10.0 mm, AM P. 51258, Cape Cleveland (19 ° 11 ’S 147 °01’E) 1 m, on brown alga Sargassum   sp., 24 August 1996, coll. G. Edgar; paratype male, AM P. 51259, 11 mm, Cape Cleveland (19 ° 11 ’S 147 °01’E) 1 m, on brown alga Sargassum   sp., 24 August 1996, coll. G. Edgar; male, 12.1 mm, dissected, 3 slides, AM P. 90278, Sunken reef, north of Goodes Island, Torres Strait (10 ° 31 ’ 29 S 142 ° 3 ’ 18 ”E), 10 m, plates of coral rubble, 29 September 2006, coll. M. Capa and J.K. Lowry (QLD 1868); male, AM P. 90279, Northwest Islet, Torres Strait (10 ° 18 ’ 54 ”S 142 ° 5 ’ 26 ”E), 5.1 m, brown algae, 1 October 2006, coll. M. Capa and J.K. Lowry (QLD 1916).

Norfolk Island: Male, dissected, 4 slides, AM P.32235, 20 m off Kingston Wharf (29 °04’S 167 ° 57 ’E), depth unknown, 1981, coll. T. Church

Lord Howe Island: Male, dissected, 3 slides, AM P. 90118, Old Gulch, lower sides of lower littoral boulders, among algae, 17 May 1977, coll. G.D. Fenwick (LHA 48).

Remarks. Specimens from Torres Strait have the coxa 1 anterior margin more produced than original material from Cape Cleveland. Material from Lord Howe Island is the most southerly distribution record for P. e d g a r i.

Distribution. Australia. Queensland: Torres Strait, Lizard Island, Cape Cleveland (Peart in Hughes & Lowry 2009; current study). New South Wales: Lord Howe Island (current study); Norfolk Island. Palau (Myers 2012).