Mictacea: Species

J.K. Lowry and M. Yerman


Mictocaris haplope Bowman & Iliffe, 1985

Mictocaris haplope Bowman & Iliffe, 1985: 58, figs 1-9.

Type material. HOLOTYPE: male, USNM 213227. PARATYPES: 4 males, 6 females, 1 manca, USNM 213228; 6 males, 5 females, USNM 213229; 1 males, 4 females, USNM 213230; 3 males, 5 females, 1 juvenile, USNM 213231; 1 male, USNM 213232; 1 juvenile, USNM 213234; 1 female, USNM 213235.

Type locality. Green Bay Cave, Hamilton Parish, Bermuda.

Diagnosis. Based on Bowman & Iliffe, 1985: 58, figs 1-9. Head eyestalks present; rostrum present. Pereopods 1 to 5 each with exopods; exopods with 2 articles; pereopod 2 not enlarged. Pereopods 3-4 basis and ischium separate. Uropod endopod with 2 articles.

Habitat. Anchialine.

Distribution. Bermuda: Crystal Cave; Green Bay Cave; South Harrington Sound Passage; North Harrington Sound Passage; Roadside Cave; Tuckers Town Cave.

Classification. Mictocarididae.



Cite this publication as: 'Lowry, J.K. and M. Yerman (2002 onwards). Mictacea: Species. Version: 2 October 2002. http://crustacea.net'.