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Towards a revision of Ameira Boeck, 1865 (Harpacticoida, Ameiridae): reinstatement of Psammameira Noodt, 1952
Conroy-Dalton, S.; Huys, R. (1998). Towards a revision of Ameira Boeck, 1865 (Harpacticoida, Ameiridae): reinstatement of Psammameira Noodt, 1952. Zoologica Scri. 27(3): 247-261. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1463-6409.1998.tb00439.x
In: Zoologica Scripta. Blackwell: Stockholm. ISSN 0300-3256, more
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  • Conroy-Dalton, S.
  • Huys, R., more

Abstract
    Both sexes of Ameira hyalina (Noodt, 1952) and A. parasimulans Lang, 1965 are redescribed. The genus Psammameira Noodt, 1952 previously regarded as a junior subjective synonym of Ameira. is reinstated to accommodate these two species and a revised diagnosis for the genus is presented. Examination of the type material of Psammameira reducta Wells, 1967 and P. gradis (Nicholls, 1939) revealed that they should be removed from the genus. The possible relationships of two species of doubtful affinity, A. esigun T. Scott, 1894 and A. simulans T. Scott, 1912 are reconsidered. The phylogenetic position of Psammameira within the Ameiridae is briefly discussed.

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