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Published: 2020-08-20
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Carpentaria gen. nov., a new talitrid genus from tropical Australia (Amphipoda, Senticaudata, Talitroidea, Protorchestiidae)

Australian Museum Research Institute, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia.
Australian Museum Research Institute, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia.
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork, Cork Enterprise Centre, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland.
Crustacea taxonomy new genus new species


The new talitrid genus Carpentaria gen. nov. is described from tropical Australia. It contains two marsh-hoppers: C. limicola (Haswell, 1880) (comb. nov.) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef and C. tropicalis sp. nov. from Darwin, Northern Territory and Queensland.


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