New tryphosine amphipods from Australian waters (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Lysianassoidea, Lysianassidae, Tryphosinae)

Zootaxa. 2014 Jul 30;3844:1-64. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3844.1.1.


We report seven tryphosine genera (two new) from Australian waters for the first time and describe 13 new species: Cedrosella cito sp. nov.; Lysianella lui sp. nov.; Lysianella moonamoona sp. nov.; Microlysias soela sp. nov.; Paralysianopsis capricornia sp. nov.; Paralysianopsis dandenong sp. nov.; Paralysianopsis pomona sp. nov.; Paralysianopsis ruffoi sp. nov.; Patonga nona gen. nov., sp. nov.; Tasmanosa tasman gen. nov., sp. nov.; Tasmanosa toogooloo sp. nov.; Tryphosites colmani sp. nov.; Tryphosites psittacus sp. nov. Rhinolabia is considered to be a junior synonymy of Paralysianopsis. Paralysianopsis elliotti (Lowry & Stoddart, 1995b) and P. cf. jebbi (Lowry & Stoddart, 1995b), previously known from Papua New Guinea are also reported from eastern Australia. The type species of each genus is also catalogued and illustrated.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Amphipoda / anatomy & histology
  • Amphipoda / classification*
  • Amphipoda / growth & development
  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Australia
  • Body Size
  • Ecosystem
  • Female
  • Male
  • Organ Size