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1 July 2020 A new species of the genus Heteromysoides Băcescu, 1968 (Mysida, Mysidae) from a submarine cave on Kumejima Island, Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan
Michitaka Shimomura, Yoshihisa Fujita
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Heteromysoides kumejimensis, a new species of the family Mysidae (Mysida) is described from a submarine cave on Kumejima Island, Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan, This species can be distinguished from other species of the genus by the following combination of characters: eyes subglobular in dorsal aspect, without sharp process; cornea developed; telson subtriangular, distally rounded, 1.7 times as long as maximum width, with 3 or 4 pairs of short simple spines laterally, and with 3 or 4 pairs of long serrate spines posterolaterally and 1 pair of short simple spines apically; and endopod of third thoracopod with simple, not subchelate, termination.

Michitaka Shimomura and Yoshihisa Fujita "A new species of the genus Heteromysoides Băcescu, 1968 (Mysida, Mysidae) from a submarine cave on Kumejima Island, Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan," Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 133(1), 49-58, (1 July 2020). https://doi.org/10.2988/20-00004
Published: 1 July 2020
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