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Amphipods of the Family Ampeliscidae (Gammaridea). II. Notes on the Occurrence of Ampelisca holmesi in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

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Ampelisca holmesi is reported herein from the grass beds behind the barrier islands of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Previous records are reviewed and the male of the species is described for the first time. The material agrees well with the original description and the recent redescription. Mouthparts for A. holmesi are described, illustrated, and compared with those of A. verrilli from the northeastern coast of the United States.

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