Redescription of three cirolanid isopods (Crustacea: Peracarida) from Indonesia

Sidabalok, Conni M., and Bruce, Niel L. (2016) Redescription of three cirolanid isopods (Crustacea: Peracarida) from Indonesia. Zootaxa, 4114 (3). pp. 277-290.

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Three species of Cirolanidae described by Nierstrasz in 1931 are redescribed from the type material: Cirolana indica Nierstrasz, 1931, with new material from Singapore and Lombok Island, Indonesia; C. vanhoeffeni Nierstrasz, 1931; and C. stebbingi Nierstrasz, 1931, which is here transferred to the genus Politolana Bruce, 1981 based on the elongate body, long peduncle of pleopod 1, narrow and slender frontal lamina, flat and robust carpus of pereopod 7, long and acute robust setae on merus–propodus pereopod 1, secondary unguis on dactylus, and antenna peduncle articles 1–2 shorter than the subequal articles 3–5.

Item ID: 47765
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1175-5334
Keywords: Cirolana, Siboga Expedition, Nierstrasz, Singapore, Indonesia
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Funders: Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Indonesia
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2017 22:11
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3109 Zoology > 310913 Invertebrate biology @ 20%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3104 Evolutionary biology > 310401 Animal systematics and taxonomy @ 80%
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