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A new genus of Eusiridae (Crustacea, Amphipoda), associated with the abalone Haliotis rubra Leach, in south-eastern Australia

James K. LOWRY & Helen E. STODDART

en Zoosystema 20 (2) - Pages 307-314

Published on 13 July 1998

This article is a part of the thematic issue Papers in honour of Alain Crosnier

A new genus and species of eusirid amphipod, Haliogeneia crosnieri, is described from south-eastern Australia. It appears to be most closely related to the southern temperate and subantarctic genus Gondogeneia J. L. Barnard, 1972. Haliogeneia crosnieri n. sp. has highly modified gnathopods and has only been found in association with the abalone Haliotis rubra Leach.

Keywords :

Crustacea, Amphipoda, Eusiridae, Haliogeneia, new genus, new species, commensal, Mollusca, Gastropoda, Haliotis, temperate Australia.

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