Oahutanais makalii

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Oahutanais makalii


Taxonavigation: Paratanaoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Tanaidacea
Subordo: Tanaidomorpha
Superfamilia: Paratanaoidea

Familia: Colletteidae
Genus: Oahutanais
Species: Oahutanais makalii



Oahutanais makalii Morales-Núñez, Larsen & Cooke, 2016

ZooBank: 934BF56A-4CE7-40FE-B1DC-1F93E8EDD24B
Holotype: Adult ♀, length 0.9 mm, (USNM 1283305).
Type locality: BPOBS Station (Stn) HB4-R1 (21° 16’47.7’’N – 158° 01’38.1’’W), depth 62 m, substrata: “predominantly fine and medium sand”, coll. by City and County of Honolulu Oceanographic Team, March 2013.
Paratypes: Four ♀♀ (USNM 1283306); four ♀♀ (GCRL 06534); and six ♀♀ (BPBM 2015.097; four on SEM stubs and two in alcohol), SIOBS Stn D3A (21° 16’55.3’’N – 157° 53’49.9’’W), depth 49 m, substrata “primarily coarse sediment including shell fragments”, coll. by City and County of Honolulu Oceanographic Team, October 2014.
Etymology: from makali’i, Hawaiian for tiny, referring both to where the material used was collected and to its small size relative to other tanaidaceans within this benthic community.




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