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Amphipoda from marine caves of Hong Kong Island

Horton, Tammy. 2008 Amphipoda from marine caves of Hong Kong Island. Journal of Natural History, 42 (9). 825-854. 10.1080/00222930701860124

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Abstract/Summary

A collection of 32 amphipod species from submarine cave habitats and control sites to the east of Hong Kong Island was made during a joint NHM/SWIMS expedition in October 2002. Three families (Caprellidae, Endevouridae and Kamakidae), nine genera (Monoliropus, Caprella, Paraloiloi, Leptocheirus, Microjassa, Cerapus, Listriella, Ensayara and Birubius) and 12 species (Monoliropus concavimanus sp. nov.; Caprella aff. penantis; Elasmopus sp. A; Ptilohyale aff. barbicornis; Cerapus sp. A; Paraloiloi sp. A; Ensayara bifurcata sp. nov.; Birubius nauarchuncus sp. nov.; Podocerus cluspiclunis sp. nov.; Megaluropus sp. A; Urothoe sp. A (aff. cuspis); and Urothoe aff. spinidigitus) can be added to the amphipod checklist for the South China Sea area.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1080/00222930701860124
ISSN: 0022-2933
Additional Keywords: amphipoda; new species; Hong Kong; marine caves
Date made live: 23 Jul 2008 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/154910

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