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Two new species of Asellota (Crustacea, Isopoda) from coral reefs on Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan.

Shimomura M, Naruse T - Zookeys (2015)

Bottom Line: These are the first records of Pleurocope from the Pacific and of Prethura from the Asian Pacific coast.Pleurocope iriomotensis differs from its congeners in having lateral spine-like processes on pereonite 4 and coxal plates of pereonite 7.Prethura tuberculata can be distinguished from its single congener in having a lateral short projection of protopod of pleopod 2.

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Affiliation: Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Kitakyushu 805-0071, Kitakyushu, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Pleurocope iriomotensis sp. n. and Prethura tuberculata sp. n. are described from Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, southern Japan. These are the first records of Pleurocope from the Pacific and of Prethura from the Asian Pacific coast. Pleurocope iriomotensis differs from its congeners in having lateral spine-like processes on pereonite 4 and coxal plates of pereonite 7. Prethura tuberculata can be distinguished from its single congener in having a lateral short projection of protopod of pleopod 2.

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Prethuratuberculata sp. n. A–E holotype male: A habitus, dorsal B right antennula, dorsal C articles 1–3 of antenna 2, dorsal D left uropod, lateral E pleotelson and uropod, lateral. Scales = 100 μm.
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Figure 5: Prethuratuberculata sp. n. A–E holotype male: A habitus, dorsal B right antennula, dorsal C articles 1–3 of antenna 2, dorsal D left uropod, lateral E pleotelson and uropod, lateral. Scales = 100 μm.

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Two new species of Asellota (Crustacea, Isopoda) from coral reefs on Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan.

Shimomura M, Naruse T - Zookeys (2015)

Prethuratuberculata sp. n. A–E holotype male: A habitus, dorsal B right antennula, dorsal C articles 1–3 of antenna 2, dorsal D left uropod, lateral E pleotelson and uropod, lateral. Scales = 100 μm.
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Figure 5: Prethuratuberculata sp. n. A–E holotype male: A habitus, dorsal B right antennula, dorsal C articles 1–3 of antenna 2, dorsal D left uropod, lateral E pleotelson and uropod, lateral. Scales = 100 μm.
Mentions: Figs 5, 6

Bottom Line: These are the first records of Pleurocope from the Pacific and of Prethura from the Asian Pacific coast.Pleurocope iriomotensis differs from its congeners in having lateral spine-like processes on pereonite 4 and coxal plates of pereonite 7.Prethura tuberculata can be distinguished from its single congener in having a lateral short projection of protopod of pleopod 2.

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Affiliation: Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Kitakyushu 805-0071, Kitakyushu, Japan.

ABSTRACT
Pleurocope iriomotensis sp. n. and Prethura tuberculata sp. n. are described from Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, southern Japan. These are the first records of Pleurocope from the Pacific and of Prethura from the Asian Pacific coast. Pleurocope iriomotensis differs from its congeners in having lateral spine-like processes on pereonite 4 and coxal plates of pereonite 7. Prethura tuberculata can be distinguished from its single congener in having a lateral short projection of protopod of pleopod 2.

No MeSH data available.