A new species of Didymochelia from New Caledonia (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Didymocheliidae)

James K. LOWRY & Helen E. STODDART

en Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 4ème série – section A – Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie animales 17 (1-2) - Page

Published on 17 November 1995

Didymocheliid amphipods are extremely rare. Didymochelia ledoyeri sp. nov. is described from New Caledonian material. It is only the fourth specimen collected and the third species described. This is the first record of the family outside the subantarctic area.


Amphipoda, Didymocheliidae, taxonomy, new species, New Caledonia