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A new deepwater species of Calliopiidae, Halirages helgae (Crustacea, Amphipoda), with a synoptic table to Halirages species from the northeast Atlantic

Halldis RINGVOLD & Anne Helene Solberg TANDBERG

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2014 - Pages 1-13 (EJT-98)

Published on 03 October 2014

Halirages helgae sp. nov. is recorded from the shelf slopes of the Norwegian Sea at depths of 1000 to 2600 m in the Arctic cold water masses. A total of 50 specimens were found at five stations. The species differs from other known species in the genus Halirages Boeck, 1871 by the bilobed posterior margin of pereonite 7. A synoptic table to the northeast Atlantic species of Halirages is provided.

Keywords :

Amphipoda, Calliopiidae, MAREANO, northeast Atlantic, Norwegian Sea.

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