Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

SEVEN NEW AMPHIPODS (CRUSTACEA: PERACARIDA: GAMMARIDEA) FROM THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA

Manuel Ortiz, Rafael Lemaltre

Abstract


A study of gammaridean amphipod samples obtained from coral reefs and estuarine environments south of Cartagena, Colombia, revealed the existence of seven undescribed species. These are described and illustrated in detail under the names: Ampithoe hirsutimanus, Batea schotti, Caribboecetes justi, Cerapus thomasi, Lembos scolosternum, Nasageneia comisariensis, and Seba robusta.

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.1997.26.0.365

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