Gondwanothrix

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Gondwanothrix
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Gondwanotrichidae

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Genus:
Gondwanothrix

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Species:
G. halsei
Binomial name
Gondwanothrix halsei
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Gondwanothrix halsei is a species of small crustaceans (ca. 1.0–1.3 millimetres or 0.039–0.051 inches) within the order Cladocera, in the suborder Anomopoda, placed in its own family, Gondwanotrichidae.[1][2] It exists in a macrotrichid habitus found in humic coastal dune lakes and swamps in southwest Western Australia. The species' type locality is Angove Lake in the Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve (34°56′32″S 118°9′54″E / 34.94222°S 118.16500°E / -34.94222; 118.16500).

References[edit]

  1. ^ K. Van Damme, R. J. Shiel & H. J. Dumont (2007). "Notothrix halsei gen. n., sp. n., representative of a new family of freshwater cladocerans (Branchiopoda, Anomopoda) from SW Australia, with a discussion of ancestral traits and a preliminary molecular phylogeny of the order". Zoologica Scripta. 36 (5): 465–487. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2007.00292.x.
  2. ^ K. Van Damme, R. J. Shiel & H. J. Dumont (2007). "Gondwanotrichidae nom. nov. pro Nototrichidae Van Damme, Shiel & Dumont, 2007". Zoologica Scripta. 36 (6): 623. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2007.00304.x.