Australian Amphipoda: Aoridae

J.K. Lowry, P.B Berents & R.T. Springthorpe

Implicit Attributes

Unless indicated otherwise, the following attributes are implicit throughout the descriptions, except where the characters concerned are inapplicable.

Head. Maxilliped basis without strong flange on anterior margin.

Peraeon. On peraeonites 3-5. Gnathopod 1 basis anterior margin without triangular spine, without stridulating ridges, anterodistal margin with flange weak or absent. Gnathopod 1 merus not greatly elongated. Gnathopod 1 carpus anterior margin without stridulating ridges. Gnathopod 1 without an oblique row of long setae on medial face. Gnathopod 1 posterior margin without spines, without posterodistal spine; without spine near base of dactylus. Gnathopod 2 posterodistal margin without robust setae; carpus anterior margin not lobate.

Pleon. Uropod 3 biramous.

Cite this publication as: 'J.K. Lowry, P.B Berents & R.T. Springthorpe (2000 onwards). Australian Amphipoda: Aoridae Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification and Information Retrieval. Version: 2 October 2000.'.