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A new species of the genus Gastrosaccus (Crustacea: Mysidacea: Mysidae) from Oman
Murano, M.; McLachlan, A. (1998). A new species of the genus Gastrosaccus (Crustacea: Mysidacea: Mysidae) from Oman. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 111(3): 613-620
In: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Biological Society of Washington: Washington. ISSN 0006-324X; e-ISSN 1943-6327, more
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Keywords
    Taxonomic status > New taxa > New species
    Gastrosaccus trilobatus Murano & McLachlan, 1998 [WoRMS]

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  • Murano, M.
  • McLachlan, A.

Abstract
    A new species, Gastrosaccus trilobatus, is described based on specimens from sandy beaches of Oman. The new species is distinguished fromknown species of the genus by the carapace and telson. The carapace is provided with 3 posteriorly directed lobes on the posterodorsal margin, and the telson is armed with 2 distal conspicuously large spines and 4 or 5 spinules inserted between them.

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