Paragrubia vorax Chevreux, 1901, Chevreux, 1901

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

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Paragrubia vorax Chevreux, 1901
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Paragrubia vorax Chevreux, 1901  

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Paragrubia vorax Chevreux, 1901: 427   –431, figs 50–55.—Walker, 1905: 930.—Walker, 1909: 343.—Schellenberg, 1938: 90.—Ruffo, 1938: 173–174, fig. v.—Ruffo, 1969: 63.—J.L. Barnard, 1955: 31–34, fig. 17 (with references).—J.L. Barnard, 1970: 61, fig. 32.—Griffiths, 1973: 278, fig. 5.—Griffiths, 1976: 25 (key).—Ledoyer, 1967: 135, fig. 23.— Ledoyer, 1982: 138–140, fig. 48.— Myers, 1986 a: 287.—Myers, 1989: 66.—Myers, 1990: 153.—Myers, 1995: 38.— Myers, 1997: 108.—Appadoo & Steele, 1998: 639.—Appadoo & Myers, 2004: 347–348.—Ren, 2001: 72.—Ren, 2006: 232–234, fig. 89.

Not P. v o r ax —Myers, 1985: 33, figs 24–25 (following Ren, 2006, accepted as P. latipoda   ).

Type locality. Mahe, Seychelle Islands, Indian Ocean.

Material examined. Norfolk Island: Male, 11 mm, dissected, 4 slides, MAGNT Cr017887, Emily Bay (29 °03’ 48 ”S 167 ° 57 ’ 18 ”E), 0–0.25 m, 18 April 1984, coll. H.K. Larson; 5 specimens, MAGNT Cr017888, Emily Bay (29 °03’ 48 ”S 167 ° 57 ’ 18 ”E), depth unknown, 18 April 1984, coll. H.K. Larson; male, 10.5 mm, dissected, 3 slides, AM P. 90280,’The Wall’ dive site, Nepean Island (29 °04’ 18 ”S 167 ° 57 ’ 41 ”E), 10 m, tufted red and brown algae, 15 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI NFK 43); 2 specimens, AM P. 81547, ‘The Wall’ dive site, Nepean Island (29 °04’ 18 ”S 167 ° 57 ’ 41 ”E), 10 m, tufted red and brown algae, 15 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI NFK 43); 1 specimen, AM P. 81546, east of Sail Rock, Phillip Island (29 °06’ 55 ”S 167 ° 57 ’ 31 ”E), 10.6 m, red algae with encrusting fauna, 14 May 2008, coll. L.E. Hughes (MI NFK 23); 1 specimen, AM P. 81548, Swiss Cheese Reef, near Kingston wharf (29 °00’ 23 ”S 167 ° 56 ’ 50 ”E), 15 m, red algae, 15 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI NFK 40); 1 specimen, AM P. 81549, Swiss Cheese Reef, near Kingston wharf (29 °00’ 23 ”S 167 ° 56 ’ 50 ”E), 15 m, large pieces of rubble with tufted algae from vertical surface, 19 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI NFK 77); 1 specimen, AM P. 81550, Swiss Cheese Reef, near Kinston Wharf (29 °00’ 23 ”S 167 ° 56 ’ 50 ”E), 12 m, brown alga Dictyota   sp., 19 May 2008, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI NFK 78).

Distribution. Seychelles Islands (Chevreux 1901); Red Sea (Ruffo 1938; 1969); Mauritius (Appadoo & Myers 2004); southern Africa (Griffiths 1973; 1976); South China Sea (Ren 2001; 2006); Hawaiian Islands (J.L. Barnard 1970); Society Island (Myers 1989); Kosrae (1995); Cook Islands (Myers 1990); Tonga (Myers 1986 b); Western Samoa (Myers 1997); Norfolk Island (current study).