Paraproto Mayer, 1903

Guerra-García, José M., Keable, Stephen J. & Ahyong, Shane T., 2020, A new species of Paraproto (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from southern New SouthWales, Australia, Zootaxa 4755 (2), pp. 271-293: 285

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4755.2.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5DF8D669-A569-457E-83BF-CD326224647E

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3812765

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F287F8-FFA0-FF9B-23EB-FA72FA138CFF

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Paraproto Mayer, 1903
status

 

Key to the world species of Paraproto Mayer, 1903  

This key is based on adult male specimens. Figure 13 View FIGURE 13 illustrates the morphological characters used in conjunction with the key.

1a. Pereonite 2 with acute dorsal projection................................................................... 2

1b. Pereonite 2 without dorsal projection...................................................................... 3

2a. Pereonites 3 and 4 with distinct projection dorsally.................................................... P. spinosa  

2b. Pereonites 3 and 4 without distinct projection........................................................ P. gabrieli  

3a. Propodus of gnathopod 2 with distal round projection............................................... P. condylata  

3b. Propodus of gnathopod 2 without projection................................................................ 4

4a. Pereonites 2– 4 with acute lateral projections (near the coxa in pereopod 2 and near the insertion of the gills in pereopods 3 and 4)........................................................................................... P. mccaini  

4b. Pereonites 2–4 without projections....................................................................... 5

5a. Gnathopod 2 inserted on anterior half (or middle) of pereonite 2 in larger males. Mandibular palp setal formula of 1-9-1 or 1- 10-1..................................................................................... P. tasmaniensis  

5b. Gnathopod 2 inserted on posterior half of pereonite 2 in larger males. Mandibular palp setal formula 1-3-1.................................................................................................... P. murrayae   n. sp.