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Akanthoparapseudes alfaroae, a new genus and species of apseudomorphan tanaidacean (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from Puerto Rican coastal waters

@article{Heard2011AkanthoparapseudesAA,
  title={Akanthoparapseudes alfaroae, a new genus and species of apseudomorphan tanaidacean (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from Puerto Rican coastal waters},
  author={R. Heard and Andr{\'e}s G Morales-N{\'u}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2011},
  volume={3111},
  pages={49-63}
}
Akanthoparapseudes alfaroae, n. gen., n. sp., is described from material collected at a depth of 28 m off Culebra Island on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico. The new genus, which is tentatively placed in the family Parapseudidae, is distinguished from other parapseudid genera by a combination of characters, including: (1) pereonites 2 to 6 subquadrate with posterolateral margins each armed with small, but distinct spiniform seta, (2) the first pleonite with anterodorsal margin lacking a… Expand