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Thermosphaeroma Mendozai, A New Species From Hot Springs In Northern Chihuahua, Mexico (Crustacea : Isopoda : Sphaeromatidae)

@inproceedings{Schotte2000ThermosphaeromaMA,
  title={Thermosphaeroma Mendozai, A New Species From Hot Springs In Northern Chihuahua, Mexico (Crustacea : Isopoda : Sphaeromatidae)},
  author={M. Schotte},
  year={2000}
}
—A new species of Thermosphaeroma (T. mendozai) is described from a collection of specimens found in hot springs in Chihuahua State, Mexico. Apomorphic characters are seen in the frontal lamina, pleotelson, and uropods. A new record is given for T. subequalum and the morphology of the female brood pouch is described for T. smithi. Bowman's (1981) key to species of Thermosphaeroma is amended to include all known congeners. Of the 95 genera of sphaeromatid isopods, only members of the genus… Expand

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