Synidotea poorei, a new isopod from the fouling community in Singapore waters (Valvifera, Idoteidae)

Yixiong Cai and Serena L. M. Teo

Memoirs of Museum Victoria Vol 69 p. 237–243 (2012)

DOI
http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2012.69.02

Abstract

Synidotea poorei new species (Idoteidae) is described from fouling community on navigational buoys and jetties in Singapore waters. It belongs to the S. hirtipes species group. The new species is characterized by a smooth uropodal peduncle, sub-parallel pleotelson lateral margins and a moderately excavate pleotelson posterior margin. It represents a new record for the genus in Southeast Asia.

Citation

Cai, Y. & Teo, S.L.M., 2012. Synidotea poorei, a new isopod from the fouling community in Singapore waters (Valvifera, Idoteidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 69: 237-243. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2012.69.02

PUBLICATION DATE: 24 December 2012

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