Clessidra tinkerensis ( Kunkel, 1910 ) Krapp-Schickel & Vader, 2009

Krapp-Schickel, Traudl & Vader, Wim, 2009, On some Maerid genera (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Maeridae) collected by the Hourglass Cruises (Florida). Part 1: Genera Anamaera, Ceradocus, Clessidra gen. nov., Jerbarnia, Maera, Meximaera, with a key to world Ceradocus, Journal of Natural History 43 (33 - 34), pp. 2057-2086 : 2075-2077

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930903091007

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EE0604-FF97-D039-E482-AF6EDD91FC24

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Clessidra tinkerensis ( Kunkel, 1910 )
status

nov. comb.

Clessidra tinkerensis ( Kunkel, 1910) nov. comb.

( Figure 7 View Figure 7 ) Maera tinkerensis Kunkel, 1910: 49–51 , fig. 18; Lazo-Wasem and Gable 1987: 322–323, fig. 1-2; Ruffo et al. 2000: 27, fig. 18.

Type locality

Bermuda.

Material examined

FSBC I 44870 View Materials : 1 male slide, 1 female slide; 37 m; dredge; 5 July 1967; 26°24′ N, 82°58′ W GoogleMaps . FSBC I 44872 View Materials : 1 adult; 37 m; dredge; 6 December 1966; 26°24′ N, 82°58′ W GoogleMaps . FSBC I 45589 View Materials : slide; 73 m; dredge; 9 October 1966; 27°37′ N, 84°13′ W GoogleMaps . FSBC I 45595 View Materials : slide, 2 adults; 55 m; dredge; 13 October 1966; 26°24′ N, 83°22′ W GoogleMaps . FSBC I 45660 View Materials : 3; 55 m; 20 foot (6 m) balloon trynet; 15 November 1967; 26°24′ N, 83°22′ W GoogleMaps .

Length

10 mm.

Features for regional diagnosis

Gn2 are strikingly similar to Ceradocus sheardi . However, all metasome and urosome segments are dorsally and posteroventrally smooth. Telson lobes with distal excavation (versus C. sheardi ), robust seta not longer than telsonic tip (versus C. sheardi clearly longer).

Distribution

Bermuda ( Kunkel 1910; Lazo-Wasem and Gable 1987; Ruffo et al. 2000). Now also Florida, Gulf of Mexico.

Ecology

Sand, down to 73 m.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Maeridae

Genus

Clessidra