Arcitalitrus Hurley

R Peart, 2006, The Amphipod Genus Arcitalitrus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) of New South Wales Forests, With Descriptions of Six New Species, Records of the Australian Museum 58, pp. 97-118: 98

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2201-4349

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scientific name

Arcitalitrus Hurley
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Arcitalitrus Hurley  

Arcitalitrus Hurley, 1975: 161   .– Friend, 1987: 35.

Type species. Talitrus sylvaticus Haswell, 1879   , original designation.

Diagnosis. Gnathopod 2 not sexually dimorphic. Maxilliped outer plate distally acute/arcuate. Pleopods 1 and 2 well developed, pleopod 3 reduced.

Species composition. Arcitalitrus   contains nine species: Ar. bassianus Friend, 1987   ; Ar. belbucca   n.sp.; Ar. bundeena   n.sp.; Ar. dorrieni ( Hunt, 1925)   ; Ar. moonpar   n.sp.; Ar. nana   n.sp.; Ar. orara   n.sp.; Ar. sylvaticus ( Haswell, 1879)   ; Ar. thora   n.sp.

Key to the species of the genus Arcitalitrus   1 Epimeron 3 posteroventral margin serrulate ............................................... Arcitalitrus bassianus  

—— Epimeron 3 posteroventral margin smooth ................................................................................... 2 2 Epimeron 2 subequal in length to epimeron 3 ............................................................................... 3

—— Epimeron 2 longer than epimeron 3 .............................................................................................. 6 3 Gill 6 anterior margin convoluted, subapically incised ................................................................. 4

—— Gill 6 posterior margin convoluted, apically incised .......................................... Arcitalitrus thora   4 Pleopod 3 rami absent .................................................................................................................... 5

—— Pleopod 3 uniramous ............................................................................................ Arcitalitrus nana   5 Telson entire ........................................................................................................ Arcitalitrus orara  

—— Telson apically incised ................................................................................. Arcitalitrus sylvaticus   —— Telson deeply incised ..................................................................................... Arcitalitrus belbucca  

6 Epimeron 3 posteroventral corner with subacute tooth ............................... Arcitalitrus bundeena  

—— Epimeron 3 posteroventral corner rounded ................................................... Arcitalitrus moonpar   —— Epimeron 3 posteroventral corner subquadrate .............................................. Arcitalitrus dorrieni  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Arcitalitridae

Loc

Arcitalitrus Hurley

R Peart 2006
2006
Loc

Arcitalitrus

Friend, A 1987: 35
Hurley, D 1975: 161
1975