Metatanais

Morales-Núñez, Andrés G., Pelleteri, Sara & Heard, Richard W., 2016, Two new paratanaid Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from the Hawaiian Islands, with illustrated taxonomic keys, Zootaxa 4150 (4), pp. 467-492: 477

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4150.4.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:90C846C3-2E44-4BA2-B6CF-4B41C14FFC90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/293C87A6-8962-FFCA-91E1-9F73FA51FC1D

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Plazi

scientific name

Metatanais
status

 

Key to the species of Metatanais  (females)

1. With pleopods................................................. M. progenitor  [ New Zealand: Kermadec Islands ] 

- Without pleopods..................................................................................... 2

2. Cheliped fixed finger with a strongly developed, chisel-like, spiniform seta near the sub-distal inner margin ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 A)......................................................................... M. spinipropodus  sp. nov. [Hawaii: O'ahu] 

- Cheliped fixed finger without a strongly developed, chisel-like, spiniform seta near the sub-distal inner margin ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 B −C)..................................................................................................... 3

3. Antennal article-2 with small spiniform seta on distodorsal margin ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 D)................. M. bipunctatus  [Australia]

- Antennal article-2 without small spiniform seta on distodorsal margin ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7 E).................. M. cylindricus  [Japan]