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A new genus and species of flounder (F. Pleuronectidae) with notes on other Tasmanian species
Last, PR (1978) A new genus and species of flounder (F. Pleuronectidae) with notes on other Tasmanian species. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 112. pp. 21-28. ISSN 0080-4703
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Six species of pleuronectids, Ammotretis liturata (Richardson), A. macrolepis McCulloch, A. rostratus Gunther, Azygopus pinnifasciatus Norman, Rhombosolea tapirina Gunther and Taratretis derwentensis gen. et. sp. nov., are found in Tasmanian waters and a key for their identification is given. The new genus is defined and the species described. In addition, Ammotretis tudori McCulloch is placed in synonymy with A. liturata and notes on R. tapirina are provided. A second known specimen of A. macrolepis described and the features which distinguish it from A. liturata are noted.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 21-28|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||28 May 2012 02:56|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:36|
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