Photidae

Myers, Alan A., Rigolet, Carine, Thiébaut, Eric & Dubois, Stanislas F., 2012, A new species of amphipod, Photis inornatus sp. nov. (Corophiidea, Photidae) from a ‘ Haploops community’ in Brittany, Zootaxa 3236, pp. 55-61 : 56

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.214894

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6165916

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A27F03-B32E-1479-FF2F-241120E3FDA1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Photidae
status

 

Family Photidae

Diagnosis. Body laterally compressed, rostrum short, lateral cephalic lobe weakly or strongly extended, eye, if present, situated proximal to lobe or completely of partially enclosed in extended lobe; anteroventral margin moderately to strongly recessed and moderately excavate. Mandible palp article 3 asymmetrical, distally rounded, setae extending along most of posterior margin or subsymmetrical with setae mostly distal. Gnathopod 2 in male larger than gnathopod 1, merus not enlarged. Pereopods 5–7 not subchelate. Pereopod 7 slightly longer than pereopod 6; urosomites free. Uropod 3 peduncle short with sides expanded or long, parallel-sided or narrowing distally; telson without hooks or denticles.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Photidae