Peramphithoe aorangi (Barnard, 1972), Barnard, 1972

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: 93-95

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Peramphithoe aorangi (Barnard, 1972)
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Peramphithoe aorangi (Barnard, 1972)  

( Fig. 61 View FIGURE 61 )

Ampithoe aorangi J.L. Barnard, 1972: 37   , figs 8–10 a –e.

Peramphithoe aorangi   .—Conlan & Bousfield, 1982: 60.—Barnard & Karaman, 1991: 108.

Type locality. Eve Bay, Wellington, New Zealand.

Material examined. New South Wales: 2 specimens, AM P. 36710, Quarantine Bay, Twofold Bay (37 ° 4 ’ 42 ”S 149 ° 53 ’E), seagrass beds Poisidonia sp., 25 June 1985, coll. S.J. Keable and A.L. Reid; many specimens, AM P. 53881, Quarantine Bay, Twofold Bay (37 ° 4 ’ 42 ”S 149 ° 53 ’E), seagrass beds Posidonia   sp., 17 September 1985, coll. P.A. Hutchings (Q1,3).

Tasmania: 2 specimens, AM P. 83631, south east Mills Reef, west coast Bruny Island (43 ° 19 ’S 147 ° 14 ’E), 2 m, rocky reef under rock, 14 December 1977, coll. C. Short.

Victoria: Male, 14.0 mm, dissected, 2 slides, NMVJ 64942, Port Philip Bay (37 ° 57 ’ 42 ”S 144 ° 44 ’ 42 ”E), 5 m, sand, 3 February 1972, coll. Marine Pollution Studies Group, Ministry for Conservation (Port Philip Bay environmental study benthic survey 1969 – 73); many specimens, NMV J 5742, Port Philip Bay (37 ° 57 ’ 42 ”S 144 ° 44 ’ 42 ”E), 5 m, sand, 3 February 1972, coll. Marine Pollution Studies Group, Ministry for Conservation (Port Philip Bay environmental study benthic survey 1969 – 73).

South Australia: Male, dissected, 3 slides, NMVJ 64948, by boat ramp, Giles Point (35 °03’00”S 137 ° 46 ’00”E), intertidal, 19 March 1985 (SA 36); 4 specimens, NMV J 57103, by boat ramp, Giles Point (35 °03’00”S 137 ° 46 ’00”E), intertidal, 19 March 1985 (SA 36); 20 specimens, NMV J 57105, by boat ramp, Giles Point (35 °03’00”S 137 ° 46 ’00”E), 1 m, 19 March 1985 (SA 38); 1 specimen, NMVJ 64941, by boat ramp, Giles Point (35 °03’00”S 137 ° 46 ’00”E), 1 m, 19 March 1985 (SA 38); male, 9.0 mm, dissected, 3 slides, NMVJ 64948, “The “Hotspot” reef, 5 nautical miles west of the northern end of Flinders Island (33 ° 40 ’ 30 ”S 134 ° 22 ’00”E), 17 m, 19 April 1985 (SA 65); 12 specimens, NMV J 57183, “The “Hotspot” reef, 5 nautical miles west of the northern end of Flinders Island (33 ° 40 ’ 30 ”S 134 ° 22 ’00”E), 17 m, 19 April 1985 (SA 65); 4 specimens, NMV J 57104, Tiparra Reef, Tiparra Lighthouse, Tiparra Bay (34 °04’00”S 137 ° 23 ’00”E), 5.0 m, 15 March 1985 (SA 17); 1 specimen, NMVJ 64940, Seven Mile Beach, north of Dongara   (29 ° 12 ’00”S 114 ° 53 ’00”E), 1 m, 24 April 1986 (SWA 88).

Western Australia: 1 specimen, NMV J 57024, north of False Island, King George Sound (35 °00’ 42 ”S 118 ° 10 ’06”E), 25 m, 15 April 1984 (SWA 56).

Remarks. This is the first record of P. aorangi   outside of New Zealand. The species is recorded herein from across the southern coast of Australia.

Distribution. New Zealand: Wellington (J.L. Barnard 1972). Australia. New South Wales: Twofold Bay (current study). Tasmania: Bruny Island (current study). Victoria: Port Philip Bay (current study). South Australia: Giles Point, Flinders Island, Tiparra Bay, Dongara   (current study). Western Australia: King George Sound (current study).