Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History, Series A (Natural History)
Online ISSN : 2435-7545
Print ISSN : 1348-2653
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Microjaera morii, a new interstitial isopod from Japan (Crustacea: Asellota: Janiridae)
Michitaka Shimomura
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2005 Volume 3 Pages 115-120

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Microjaera morii, a new species of the family Janiridae (Isopoda: Asellota) is described based on specimens collected from the mid-littoral zone of beach of Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, as the second species of the genus. The present new species differs from its congener in having an ovate pleotelson, anteriorly projected frontal lobe of head, and a shorter pereonite 1.

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