Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971

Petrescu, Iorgu, Chatterjee, Tapas & Schizas, Nikolaos V., 2016, New species and new records of Cumacea (Crustacea: Peracarida: Cumacea) from mesophotic reefs of Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, Zootaxa 4199 (1), pp. 1-78: 6-7

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4199.1.1

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scientific name

Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971
status

 

Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971 

Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971  , pp. 18–22, figs. 8, 9.— Petrescu et al., 1993, pp. 379–380, figs. 8, 9.—Petrescu, 2004, p. 90.—Petrescu et al., 2014, pp. 538–539.

Material examined. 1 subadult female ( MGAB CUM 1717), damaged, Weinberg , La Parguera, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, 17°55'27.68"N 66°32'39.08"W, sorted from algae, 58 m, June 3, 2008GoogleMaps  ; 1 adult male ( MGAB CUM 1718), shelf Edge La Parguera , Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, exact GPS information is not available, 45–60 m, collected during 2008–2009 by Nikolaos V. Schizas. 

Diagnosis. Carapace without dorsal crest of spines, pereopod 1 with propodus double banded, 8 medial setae on peduncle medial margin, 7 medial setae on endopod proximal segment, 3 on distal one. Male with same banded pereopod 1 propodus, 12 medial setae on peduncle, 12 medial setae on endopod proximal segment, 3 on distal one.

Remarks. This is the first record of this species from Puerto Rico.

Distribution. Florida ( Băcescu, 1971), Jamaica ( Petrescu et al., 1993), Cuba (Petrescu, 2004) and Puerto Rico (present report). Depth range: 1– 8 m.

MGAB

Muzeul de Istorie Naturala "Grigore Antipa"

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Cumacea

Family

Bodotriidae

Genus

Vaunthompsonia

Loc

Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971

Petrescu, Iorgu, Chatterjee, Tapas & Schizas, Nikolaos V. 2016
2016
Loc

Vaunthompsonia floridana Băcescu, 1971

Bacescu 1971
1971