Vol. 59, 2020
(update: 2020.07.09; 08.05)
Fossil and Modern Clam Shrimp (Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata, Laevicaudata)
A New Eulimnadia (Branchiopoda:
Spinicaudata: Limnadiidae) from the US Virgin Islands
Christopher Rogers1,* and Edwin Cruz-Rivera2
Biological Survey, and The Biodiversity Institute, The University of
Kansas, Higuchi Hall, 2101 Constant Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66047-3759,
USA. *Correspondence: E-mail: Branchiopod@gmail.com (Rogers)
2University of the Virgin Islands, Department of
Biological Sciences, #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802, US
Virgin Islands. E-mail: email@example.com (Cruz-Rivera)
(Received 25 March 2020 / Accepted 17
Special issue (articles 32-46) communicated by Thomas A. Hegna and D.
describe a new species of Eulimnadia
from the Caribbean using fresh material from the island of St Thomas.
Originally reported in 2003 as a Eulimnadia
cf. texana (Packard, 1871)
based on egg morphology, this species egg distinctly differs from E. texana by the number of lateral
grooves and by the single domed end.
Key words: Spiny clam shrimp,
Diplostraca, Caribbean Islands.
Citation: Rogers DC, Cruz-Rivera E. 2020.
A new Eulimnadia
(Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata: Limnadiidae) from the US Virgin Islands.
Zool Stud 59:42.