Exampithoinae

Hughes, Lauren E. & Peart, Rachael A., 2015, Three new species of Exampithoe from Australia and New Zealand (Ampithoidae: Amphipoda: Crustacea), Zootaxa 3918 (4), pp. 559-570 : 569

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3918.4.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9AB24F71-9CA0-47C1-8401-2149D3456740

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6106469

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C44803-FFD2-8060-FF39-94A4E1B70D98

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Plazi

scientific name

Exampithoinae
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Key to species of Exampithoinae ( Ampithoidae )

1. Mandibular palp present.................................................................... 2 ( Exampithoe )

- Mandibular palp absent...................................................................... 5 ( Melanesius )

2. Mandibular palp with three articles....................................................................... 3

- Mandibular palp with one or two articles................................................................... 5

3. Mandibular palp article 3 clavate.................................................. Exampithoe waratah sp. nov.

- Mandibular palp article 3 rectilinear....................................................................... 4

4. Gnathopod 2 propodus broad, excavate............................................... Exampithoe taylori sp. nov.

- Gnathopod 2 propodus narrow and entire................................. Exampithoe natalensis K.H. Barnard, 1925

5. Gnathopod 1 coxa anteroventral corner rounded..................................... Exampithoe burrowwo sp. nov.

- Gnathopod 1 coxa anteroventral corner subquadrate............................. Exampithoe gracilipes Ledoyer, 1984

6. Head distinctly bulging above insertion of antennae 1 ............................... Melanesius compressa Just, 2000

- Head deeper than broad, not bulging...................................................................... 7

7. Gnathopod 1 propodus rectilinear.................................................... Melanesius halei Just, 2000

- Gnathopod 1 propodus subovate.......................................................................... 8

8. Gnathopod 1 subequal to gnathopod 2 ....................................... Melanesius kutti Poore & Lowry, 1997

- Gnathopod 1 larger than gnathopod.............................................. Melanesius cooki Ledoyer, 1984