Apocuma Jones, 1973, Jones, 1973

Roccatagliata, Daniel, Alberico, Natalia A. & Heard, Richard W., 2012, Apocuma (Cumacea: Bodotriidae): two new species from the West-Atlantic and a significant extension of the known distribution of this genus in the Atlantic Ocean, Zootaxa 3436, pp. 24-40: 25

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Apocuma Jones, 1973


Genus Apocuma Jones, 1973  

Synonymy. Apocuma   . Jones, 1973: 297–298.

Type species. Apocuma brasiliense   (by original designation).

Diagnosis. Pseudorostral lobes meeting for some distance at the front of carapace. Pereonite 1 visible in both sexes. Basis of third maxilliped not produced. Second pereopod with ischium. Female with well-developed exopods on pereopods 1 and 2, and usually with a rudimentary exopod on pereopod 3. Male with well-developed exopods on first four pereopods. Male with 5 pairs of pleopods. Endopod of the uropod with 1 article.