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Halosbaena okinawaensis, a new species of Thermosbaenacea (Crustacea) from submarine cave on Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan

MICHITAKA SIHMOMURA, YOSHIHISA FUJITA

Abstract


A new thermosbaenacean, Halosbaena okinawaensis sp. nov. is described from a submarine cave in Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan. The species differs from its congeners in having a subtrapezoidal exopod segment 1 of pereiopods 2–6, a curved penial lobe, and a telson with a pair of simple macrosetae subdistally on dorsal surface.

 


Keywords


Crustacea, new species, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, submarine cave, Halosbaena, Thermosbaenacea

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4317.1.7

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