Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., a new amphipod species of the family Maeridae (Hadzioidea, Senticaudata) from Micronesia

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Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., a new amphipod species of the family Maeridae, collected from Weno Island, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, is described for the first time, with a detailed description and illustrations, and characteristic features between related species are discussed.

Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., a new amphipod species of the family Maeridae (Hadzioidea, Senticaudata) from Micronesia

in Crustaceana

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., paratype, male, 4.6 mm. Habitus.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., holotype, male. A, head; B, antenna 1; C, antenna 2; D, upper lip; E, lower lip; F, right mandible; G, palp of right mandible; H, left mandible; I, incisor and lacinia mobilis of left mandible; J, palp of left mandible; K, maxilla 1; L, maxilla 2.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., holotype, male. A, maxilliped; B, coxa of gnathopod 1; C, gnathopod 1; D, coxa of gnathopod 2; E, gnathopod 2.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., holotype, male. A, pereopod 3; B, pereopod 4; C, pereopod 5; D, propodus and dactylus of pereopod 5.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., holotype, male. A, pereopod 6; B, coxa of pereopod 7; C, pereopod 7; D, pleon; E, urosomites 1-3.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., holotype, male. A, pleopod 1; B, pleopod 2; C, pleopod 3; D, uropod 1; E, uropod 2; F, uropod 3; G, apex of outer ramus on uropod 3.

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    Mallacoota carinacera sp. nov., allotype, female. A, coxa of gnathopod 1; B, gnathopod 1; C, coxa of gnathopod 2; D, gnathopod 2; E-H, oostegites of gnathopod 2-pereopod 5.

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