The genus Floresorchestia (Amphipoda: Talitridae) on Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands

J.K. Lowry and R.T. Springthorpe

Memoirs of Museum Victoria Vol 66 (1) p. 117–127 (2009)

DOI
http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2009.66.13

Abstract

The widespread Indo-West Pacific and Caribbean talitrid genus Floresorchestia is reported from Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands for the first time and a new species, F. poorei is described. Floresorchestia poorei is common on the beaches of West Island, Cocos (Keeling).

Citation

Lowry, J.K. & Springthorpe, R.T., 2009. The genus Floresorchestia (Amphipoda: Talitridae) on Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 66: 117-127. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2009.66.13

PUBLICATION DATE: 4 NOVEMBER 2009

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