Ceradocus cotonensis Appadoo & Myers, 2006

Hughes, Lauren E., 2016, New genera, species and records of Maeridae from Australian Waters: Austromaera, Ceradocus, Glossomaera, Hamimaera, Huonella gen. nov., Linguimaera and Maeraceterus gen. nov. (Crustacea: Amphi, Zootaxa 4115 (1), pp. 1-81: 13-14

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4115.1.1

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scientific name

Ceradocus cotonensis Appadoo & Myers, 2006
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Ceradocus cotonensis Appadoo & Myers, 2006 

Ceradocus cotonensis Appadoo & Myers, 2006: 7  , figs 4–6.— Krapp-Schickel & Vader, 2009: 2061 –2065 (key).

Material examined. Queensland: 1 specimen, AM P.75601, channel on western side, One Tree Island (23°30′12″S 152°05′19″E), 2 m, coral rubble, 28 October 2006, coll. I. Takeuchi and L.E. Hughes (QLD 1988)GoogleMaps  ; 11 specimens, AM P.75600, outer reef, north of Third Lagoon , One Tree Island (23°29′05″S 152°04′07″E), 18 m, green alga Caulerpa  sp. and coral rubble, 27 October 2006, coll. I. Takeuchi and J.K. Lowry (QLD 1981)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.75698, Northwest Islet , Torres Strait (10°18′55″S 142°05′26″E), 4.9 m, coral rubble, 1 October 2006, coll. L.E. Hughes and M. Capa (QLD 1915).GoogleMaps 

Western Australia, 1 specimen, AM P.83819, Bird Rock, Cygnet Bay   , Cape Leveque (16°29′05″S 123°00′35″E), 9.8 m, coral rubble and dead mussels, 26 May 2010, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 1133)GoogleMaps  ; 2 specimens, AM P.83818, Riddell Point, Cygnet Bay , Cape Leveque (16°27′60″S 123°01′42″E), 9.9 m, rubble with red coralline algae and sponge, 25 May 2010, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 1126)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.83817, Shenton Bluff, Cygnet Bay , Cape Leveque (16°28′38″S 123°02′38″E), 5.1 m, coral rubble with calcareous green alga Halimeda  sp., 22 May 2010, coll. K.B. Attwood (MI WA 1076)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, AM P.83508, Tish Point, Rosemary Island, Dampier Archipelago (20°29′40″S 116°35′54″E), intertidal, under rocks, 30 August 1999, coll. R.A. Peart (WA 681)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen, WAMAbout WAM C46387, Cassini Island, The Kimberley (13°56'4"S 125°38'16″E), 12 m, 18 October 2010, coll. Lee Paterson, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (39/K10-T2)GoogleMaps  ; 1 specimen WAMAbout WAM C59001, Long Reef, The Kimberley (13°55'17"S 125°43'57"E), 12 m, 19 October 2010, coll. Lee Paterson, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010 (43/K10-Q2).GoogleMaps 

Type locality. Pointe Coton , Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean (19°49.996′S 63°29.883′E).GoogleMaps 

Remarks. Material studied here extends the distribution of C. cotonensis  from Mauritius across tropical northern Australia.

Distribution. Indian Ocean: Rodrigues Island ( Appadoo & Myers 2006). Australia. Queensland: One Tree Island (current study). Western Australia: Cape Leveque; Dampier Archipelago; The Kimberley (current study).

WAM

Western Australian Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Melitidae

Genus

Ceradocus

Loc

Ceradocus cotonensis Appadoo & Myers, 2006

Hughes, Lauren E. 2016

2016
Loc

Ceradocus cotonensis

Krapp-Schickel 2009: 2061Appadoo 2006: 7

2009