Anaspidacea: Families

J.K. Lowry & M. Yerman

Koonungididae Sayce

Koonungididae Sayce, 1908.

Diagnosis. Eyes sessile, or absent. Antenna 2 exopod absent. Maxilliped with 7 articles. Pleopods 3-5 biramous, or uniramous; exopod well developed. Uropod non-segmented; with slender setae. Telson distally acute; with fringe of robust setae; forming a caudal fan with uropods.

Genera/species composition. Koonunga Sayce, 1907 contains two species: K. cursor Sayce, 1908; K. crenarum Zeidler, 1985.

Micraspides Nicholls, 1931 contains one species: M. calmani Nicholls, 1931.

Habitat. Freshwater, or stygobiontic, or phreatic.

Distribution. Australia: South Australia; Victoria.


Cite this publication as: 'Lowry, J.K. & M. Yerman (2002 onwards). Anaspidacea: Families. Version: 2 October 2002.'.