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A new species of Microcharon from marine interstitial waters, Shizuoka, Japan (Isopoda, Lepidocharontidae)


Kim, J and Lee, W and Karanovic, I, A new species of Microcharon from marine interstitial waters, Shizuoka, Japan (Isopoda, Lepidocharontidae), Zookeys, 680 pp. 13-31. ISSN 1313-2989 (2017) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3897/zookeys.680.12048


A new species of Microcharon Karaman, 1934 (Asellota: Lepidocharontidae) is described from Miho-Uchihama beach, Shizuoka, Japan. Microcharon tanakai sp. n. differs from its congeners by having nine simple, five penicillate setae on antennal article 6; one simple distal seta on article 1 of the mandibular palp and having the apical lobe of male pleopod 1 convex, rounded, armed with seven setae. A key to Asian species of the genus and 16S rRNA of the new species are provided.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:interstitial, isopoda, Japan, morphology, taxonomy
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Evolutionary Biology
Research Field:Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Documentation of Undescribed Flora and Fauna
UTAS Author:Karanovic, I (Professor Ivana Karanovic)
ID Code:123231
Year Published:2017
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2017-12-21
Last Modified:2018-05-30
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