• Corpus ID: 59439040

Title A New Species of Podocerus (Amphipoda : Podoceridae) from the Carapace of a Loggerhead Sea Turtle in Japan Author(s) Yamato, Shigeyuki Citation PUBLICATIONS OF THE SETO MARINE BIOLOGICAL

@inproceedings{Seto2018TitleAN,
  title={Title A New Species of Podocerus (Amphipoda : Podoceridae) from the Carapace of a Loggerhead Sea Turtle in Japan Author(s) Yamato, Shigeyuki Citation PUBLICATIONS OF THE SETO MARINE BIOLOGICAL},
  author={Shigeyuki Seto},
  year={2018}
}
A new species of podocerid amphipod, Podocerus umigame, has been collect!"d from the carapace of a loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta, at Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan. This new species is very similar to P. cheloniae (Stebbing, 1888) and P. chelonophilus (Chevreux and Guerne, 1888), which have been collected from sea turtles in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, but it is distinguishable by the ornamentation of the telson, the spination of the inner ramus of uropods 1 and 2, and the form of…