Title

Paratanais waltsikorai, a New Tanaidacean (Crustacea: Peracarida: Tanaidomorpha: Paratanaidae) From Bermuda

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2015

Department

Coastal Sciences, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

School

Ocean Science and Engineering

Abstract

Paratanais waltsikorai sp. nov. is described from specimens collected from shallow-water habitats in Bermuda. It represents the second species of the tanaidacean genus to be named from the northwest Atlantic. It is distinguished from the other species of Paratanais by a combination of characters, including the distinctive shape and setation of antennal articles 2 and 3.

Publication Title

Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History

Volume

56

Issue

2

First Page

255

Last Page

268

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