Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

Two new species of the Suborder Senticaudata (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the upper continental slope off Galicia (NW Iberian Peninsula)

RAMIRO TATO, JUAN MOREIRA

Abstract


Two new species of the Suborder Senticaudata (Corophiidae and Photidae) are described. They were collected during the expeditions “DIVA ARTABRIA I” in 2003 and “A Selva” in 2008, off the Galician coast (NW Iberian Peninsula). Samples were taken on hard bottoms between 800 and 1000 m deep using different gears (an epibenthic sledge an Agassiz trawl and a naturalist dredge). The corophiid Pareurystheus vitucoi sp. nov. is a blind species that can be easily distinguished from the other known genus species by the size and shape of pereopod 5. The photid Photis guerrai sp. nov is also a blind species, characterized by the presence of an anterodistal lobe on the basis of gnathopod 2. A key to the genera of Protomedeiinae is also included, as well as keys for the species of the genus Pareurystheus and the Atlantic and Mediterranean species of the genus Photis.

 


Keywords


Crustacea, Amphipoda, Pareurystheus vitucoi sp. nov., Photis guerrai sp. nov., NW Atlantic, upper slope, hard bottoms

Full Text:

PDF (1MB)

References


Barnard, J.L. (1962) South Atlantic Abyssal Amphipods Collected by Vema, R.V.. Vema Research Series, 1, 1–78.

Barnard, J.L. (1967) Bathyal and abyssal gammaridean Amphipoda of Cedros Trench, Baja California. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 205 pp.

Barnard, J.L. (1969) The families and genera of marine gammaridean Amphipoda. United States National Museum Bulletin, 271, 1–535.

Barnard, K.H. (1916) Contributions to the crustacean fauna of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum, 15 (3), 105–302. Avaliable from: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20104162 (Access 1 Aug. 2017)

Bate, C.S. & Westwood, J.O. (1861–1868) A history of the British sessile-eyed Crustacea. Vol I. John van voorst, Paternoster Row, London, 507 pp.

Bellan-Santini, D. & Dauvin, J.C. (1986) Ampelisca remora (Amphipoda): Nouvelle espèce des côtes de Galice (Atlantique Nord-Est). Crustaceana, 51, 39–48.

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10646

Boeck, A. (1861) Bemaerkninger angaaende de ved de norske kyster forekommende Amphipoder. Forhandlinger ved de Skandinaviske Naturforskeres Möte, 8, 631–677.

Boeck, A. (1871) Crustacea Amphipoda Borealia et Arctica. Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiania 1870, Christiania, 280 pp.

Cacabelos, E., Lourido, A. & Troncoso, J.S. (2010) Composition and distribution of subtidal and intertidal crustacean assemblages in soft-bottoms of the Ria de Vigo (NW Spain). Scientia Marina, 74, 455–464.

https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2010.74n3455

Chevreux, É. (1900) Amphipodes provenant des campagnes de l'" Hirondelle": 1885–1888. Imprimerie de Monaco, Mónaco, 195 pp.

Conlan, K.E. (1983) The amphipod superfamily Corophioidea in the northeastern Pacific region. 3. Family Isaeidae: systematics and distributional ecology. Canada National Museum of Natural Sciences Publications in Natural Sciences, 4, 1–75.

Conlan, K.E. (1994) New species of the amphipod crustacean genera Photis and Gammaropsis (Corophioidea: Isaeidae) from California. Amphipacifica, l (3), 67–74.

Conradi, M. & Cervera, J.L. (1995) Variability in trophic dominance of amphipods associated with the bryozoan Bugula neritina (L., 1758) in Algeciras Bay (Southern Iberian Peninsula). Polskie Archiwum Hydrobiologii, 42, 483–494.

Costello, M.J.E. (2001) European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (Collection Patrimoines Naturels), Paris, 463 pp.

Dana, J.D. (1853) On the classification and geographical distribution of Crustacea. In: Sherman, C. (Ed.), The report on Crustacea of the United States Exploring Expedition under Captain Charles Wilkes, U.S. N., during the years 1888–1812. N.I. Philadelphia, pp. 1395–1592.
https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.50387

Dauvin, J.C. & Bellan-Santini, D. (2004) Biodiversity and the biogeographic relationships of the Amphipoda: Gammaridea on the French coastline. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 84, 621–628.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315404009658h

Esquete, P., Moreira, J. & Troncoso, J.S. (2011) Peracarid assemblages of Zostera meadows in an estuarine ecosystem (O Grove inlet, NW Iberian Peninsula): spatial distribution and seasonal variation. Helgoland Marine Research, 65, 445–455.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10152-010-0234-z

Gil-Mansilla, E., García-Álvarez, O. & Urgorri, V. (2008) New Acanthomeniidae (Solenogastres, Cavibelonia) from the abyssal Angola Basin. Zootaxa, 1866, 175–186.

Gurjanova, E.F. (1952) New species of Gammaridae from Far-East seas. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 12, 171–194.

Gurjanova, E.F. (1955) Novye vidy bokoplavov (Amphipoda, Gammaridea) iz severnoi chasti Tixogo Okeana. Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Trudy, 18, 166–218.

Hirayama, A. (1984) Taxonomic studies on the shallow water Gammaridean Amphipoda of West Kyushu, Japan-II. Corophiidae. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 29, 1–92.

https://doi.org/10.5134/176085

Holmes, S.J. (1908) The Amphipoda collected by the US Bureau of Fisheries steamer Albatross off the west coast of North America, in 1903 and 1904, with descriptions of a new family and several new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35, 489–540.

https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.35-1654.489

Krøyer, H.N. (1842) Une Nordiske Slaegter og Arter of Amfipodernes Order, henhorende til Familien Gammarina (Forelobigt uddrag af et Storre Arbejde). Naturhistorik Tidsskrift, 4, 141–166.

Latreille, P.A. (1816) Noveau dictionnaire d’hitorie naturelle, appliquée aux arts, à l’agriculture, à l’economie rurale et domestique, à la mèdecine, etc. Par une Société de Naturalistes et d’Agriculteurs. Nouvelle Édition. Paris. 1, pp. 467–469.

Leach, W.E. (1814) Crustaceology. In: Waugh, J. (Ed.), The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Brewster, D. Edinburg, pp. 383–437.

Liljeborg, V. (1855) Öfversigt af de inom Skandinavien hittils funna arterna af slägtet Gammarus Fabr. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar, 112, 443–460.

Lourido, A., Moreira, J. & Troncoso, J.S. (2008) Assemblages of peracarid crustaceans in subtidal sediments from the Ria de Aldán (Galicia, NW Spain). Helgoland Marine Research, 62, 289–301.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10152-008-0116-9

Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A. (2013) A phylogeny and classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zootaxa, 3610, 1–80.

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3610.1.1

Moreira, J., Gestoso, L. & Troncoso, J.S. (2008a) Diversity and temporal variation of peracarid fauna (Crustacea: Peracarida) in the shallow subtidal of a sandy beach: Playa América (Galicia, NW Spain). Marine Ecology, 29, 12–18.

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2007.00195.x

Moreira, J., Lourido, A. & Troncoso, J.S. (2008b) Diversity and distribution of peracarid crustaceans in shallow subtidal soft bottoms at the ensenada de Baiona (Galicia, NW Spain). Crustaceana, 81, 1069–1089.

https://doi.org/10.1163/156854008X360815

Moreira, J. & Parapar, J. (2008) Hesionidae y Pilargidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) del proyecto DIVA-Artabria I (campaña 2002) recogidos en la plataforma y talud continental del Golfo Ártabro (Galicia, España). Nova Acta Científica Compostelana (Bioloxía), 17, 105–115.

Myers, A.A. (1995) The Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Madang Lagoon: Aoridae, Isaeidae, Ischyroceridae and Neomegamphopidae. Records of the Australian Museum, 22, 25–95.

https://doi.org/10.3853/j.0812-7387.22.1995.121

Myers, A.A. (2009) Photidae. In: Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A. (Eds.), Benthic Amphipoda (Crustacea: Peracarida) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Zootaxa, 2260, 771–799.

Myers, A.A. & Lowry, J.K. (2003) A phylogeny and a new classification of the Corophiidea Leach, 1814 (Amphipoda). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 23, 443–485.

https://doi.org/10.1163/20021975-99990353

Myers, A.A., Rigolet, C., Thiebaut, E. & Dubois, S.F. (2012) A new species of amphipod, Photis inornatus sp. nov.(Corophiidea, Photidae) from a “Haploops community” in Brittany. Zootaxa, 3236, 55–61.

Norman, C.A.M. (1869) Shetland Final Dredging Report. Part II. On the Crustacea, Tunicata, Polyzoa, Echinodermata, Actinozoa, Hydrozoa, and Porifera. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 38, 247–336.

Ortiz, M., Varela, C. & Lalana, R. (2011) Especie nueva de anfípodo del género Photis (Gammaridea: Photidae) del Archipiélago cubano. Novitates Caribea, 4, 10–16.

Parapar, J. & Moreira, J. (2008) Sobre la presencia del género Ophelina Ørsted, 1843 (Polychaeta, Opheliidae) en el litoral de la península Ibérica. Nova Acta Científica Compostelana (Bioloxía), 17, 117–134.

Parapar, J. & Moreira, J. (2009) Polychaeta of the ‘DIVA-Artabria I’ project (cruise 2002) in the continental shelf and upper slope off Galicia (NW Spain). Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 50, 57–78.

Sánchez-Mata, A., Lastra, M. & Mora, J. (1993) Macrobenthic crustacean assemblages characterization of an estuarine area. Crustaceana, 64, 338–355.

https://doi.org/10.1163/156854093X00685

Sars, G.O. (1883) Oversigt af Norges Crustaceer med foreløbige Bemærkninger over de nye eller mindre bekjendte Arter. I. (Podophtalmata - Cumacea - Isopoda - Amphipoda). Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiana, 18, 1–124.

Señarís, M.P., García-Álvarez, O. & Urgorri, V. (2014) Morphology of Falcidens vasconiensis (Mollusca, Caudofoveata, Chaetodermatidae), including a 3D reconstruction of the internal anatomy. Journal of Natural History, 48, 2871–2884.

https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.958114

Souza-Filho, J.F. & Senna, A.R. (2012) First record of the genus Megamphopus Norman, 1869 (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Photidae) from Brazilian waters, with description of a new deep sea species. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 88, 71–77.

https://doi.org/10.1002/zoos.201200008

Souza-Filho, J.F. & Serejo, C.S. (2010) Two new species of the family Photidae (Amphipoda: Corophiidea: Photoidea) from Brazilian waters, with description of Rocasphotis gen. nov. Journal of Natural History, 44, 559–577.

https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930903471118

Souza-Filho, J.F., Souza, A.M.T. & Valério-Berardo, M.T. (2012) A new species of Cheiriphotis (Amphipoda, Corophiidae) from the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Nauplius, 20, 107–116.

https://doi.org/10.1590/S0104-64972012000200003

Stebbing, T.R.R. (1888) Report on the Amphipoda collected by HMS Challenger during the years 1873–76. Johnson Reprint Corp., London, 1737 pp.

Stebbing, T.R.R. (1918) Some Crustacea of Natal. Annals of the Durban Museum, 2, 47–74.

Stephensen, K. (1944) Amphipoda. In: Reitzel, C.A. (Ed.), The zoology of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Køobenhavn, pp. 163–165.

Stout, V.R. (1913) Studies in Laguna Amphipoda. II. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere, 34, 633–659.

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.19898

Tato, R., Esquete, P. & Moreira, J. (2012) A new species of Ampelisca (Crustacea, Amphipoda) from NW iberian Peninsula: Ampelisca troncosoi sp. nov. Helgoland Marine Research, 66 (3), 319–330.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10152-011-0273-0

Tzvetkova, N.L. (1977) New genus and new species of amphipods (Amphipoda, Corophioidea) from the Japan Sea. Issledovaniya Fauny Morei, 21 (29), 88–101.

Walker, A.O. (1895) Revision of the Amphipoda of the L.M.B.C. district. Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society, 9, 287–320.

Walker, A.O. (1904) Report on the Amphipoda Collected by Prof. Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. Royal Society, London, 81 pp.

Wongkamhaeng, K., Azman, B.A.R. & Puttapreecha, R. (2012) Cheiriphotis trifurcata, new species (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Corophiidae, Protomedeiinae) from the seagrass bed of the Lower Gulf of Thailand. ZooKeys, 187, 71–89.

https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.187.3219

Zamarro, M., García-Álvarez, O. & Urgorri, V. (2013) Three new species of Pruvotinidae (Mollusca: Solenogastres) from Antarctica and NW Spain. Helgoland Marine Research, 67, 423–443

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10152-012-0333-0




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4300.2.4

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


 
ISSN 1175-5326 (Print Edition) & ISSN 1175-5334 (Online Edition)
Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand