Amphipod crustaceans from Chilean Patagonia

  • Charles Oliver Coleman Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin, F.R. Germany
  • Traudl Krapp-Schickel Forschungsmuseum A. Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, F.R. Germany
  • Vreni Häussermann Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Facultad de Recursos Naturales, Escuela de Ciencias del Mar, Avda. Brasil 2950, Valparaíso, Chile
Keywords: taxonomy, Amphipoda, Crustacea, new species, associations with other invertebrates


This paper describes new or little known Amphipoda collected from Hydrozoa, Bryozoa, Porifera or kelp along the Chilean fjord region. The following species have been found and most of them were redescribed and illustrated: Sunamphitoe femorata (Krøyer, 1845); Caprella cf. equilibra Say, 1818; Haplocheira barbimana robusta K.H. Barnard, 1932; Epimeria (Metepimeria) acanthurus (Schellenberg, 1931); Labriphimedia vespuccii K.H. Barnard, 1931; Leucothoe kawesqari Esquete & Aldea, 2015; Podocerus cf. danae (Stebbing, 1888); Ligulodactylus macrocheir (Schellenberg, 1926) and Torometopa cf. crassicornis (Schellenberg, 1931). One species in this contribution is new to science: Liouvillea rocagloria sp. nov.


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How to Cite
Coleman, C. O., Krapp-Schickel, T., & Häussermann, V. (2022). Amphipod crustaceans from Chilean Patagonia. European Journal of Taxonomy, 849(1), 1–57.