First record of Rhopalophthalmus longipes li, 1964 from Malaysian waters (Crustacea, Mysida)

Hai Siang Tan, Azman Abdul Rahim

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Abstract

The marine mysid species Rhopalophthalmus longipes Ii, 1964 is reported from Malaysian waters for the first time. Specimens are described and illustrated in detail based on material collected by epibenthic sledge from the seagrass meadows of Pulau Tinggi, Johor. Specimens exhibit a slight difference from Ii’s type material by possessing a rounded process bearing two small protrusions apically near the middle distal end of the third segment of antennal peduncle. In addition, its telson armed with 7-9 moderately strong setae at the lateral margin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-61
Number of pages9
JournalZooKeys
Volume2017
Issue number642
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • Malaysian waters
  • Mysidae
  • New record
  • Rhopalophthalmus longipes
  • Taxonomy

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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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First record of Rhopalophthalmus longipes li, 1964 from Malaysian waters (Crustacea, Mysida). / Tan, Hai Siang; Abdul Rahim, Azman.

In: ZooKeys, Vol. 2017, No. 642, 2017, p. 53-61.

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