Cacoheterotanais, Morales-Nunez & Heard, 2015

Abarca-Ávila, Mónica Mariel, Herrera-Dorantes, María Teresa, Winfield, Ignacio & Ardisson, Pedro-Luis, 2019, Updated checklist and identification key of benthic tanaidaceans (Crustacea Peracarida) of the sublittoral zone of the northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Zootaxa 4711 (1), pp. 51-76: 65-66

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4711.1.2

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scientific name

Cacoheterotanais
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Cacoheterotanais  sp.

Examined material. TA: 93 individualsGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc: M41- Celestun, Yucatan , Mexico 20°51’43.56’’N 90°24’4.179’’W, one ♀, one juv, 7 May 2005, 26 November 2005, 11 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M47- Progreso , Yucatan, Mexico 21°17’25.689’’N 89°38’48.699’’W, three ♀, one juv, 8 May 2005, 27 November 2005, 12 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M50- Chabihau , Yucatan, Mexico 21°22’4.329’’N 89°4’13.659’’W, three ♀, two juv, one man., 20 May 2005, 27 November 2005, 12 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M51- Santa Clara , Yucatan, Mexico 21°23’41.709’’N 88°53’21.159’’W, 41 ♀, two ♀ m, one man., 20 May 2005, 27 November 2005, 12 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M54- Dzilam , Yucatan, Mexico 21°32’35.659’’N 88°29’57.616’’W, ten ♀, one juv, 15 May 2005, 13 November 2005, 13 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M55- Dzilam , Yucatan, Mexico 21°34’3.9’’N 88°22’39.608’’W, 13 ♀, one juv, nine man., 15 May 2005, 13 November 2005, 13 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; Tr-Loc : M57- Rio Lagartos , Yucatan, Mexico 21°37’6.019’’N 88°5’36.016’’W, three ♀, 16 May 2005, 12 November 2005, 18 March 2006, coll. AV, SPGoogleMaps  ; collected at depths of 0.2–4 m, in coarse sand, medium sand, fine sand, and very fine sand, with Caulerpa  , H. wrightii  , Syringodium  , and T. testudinum  GoogleMaps 

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Local distribution. ( Table 1, Fig. 2View FIGURE 2).

Remarks. Most of the specimens collected were females. The characteristics of Cacoheterotanais  were very similar to those of the females of C. rogerbamberi  ; however, there are some morphological variations in the base of the maxilliped and in the uropodal endopod, which indicate that it could be a new species. Because it is not yet described, it was not included in the identification key below.

References. Morales-Núñez & Heard (2015).

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