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Comprehensive Description

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Lepechinella sucia J. L. Barnard

Lepechinella sucia J. L. Barnard, 1961:99–101, fig. 69.

DIAGNOSIS.–Anterior dorsal teeth about two-thirds length of coxa 2, posterior teeth almost fully as long as coxa 2, pereonite 1 with two teeth, pereonite 2 to pleonite 4 with one tooth, no accessory teeth; body with a few spines on pleonite 4; epimera 1–3 posteriorly convex, each with medium sharp tooth and weak sinus at posteroventral corner, epimera 1–2 with faciolateral row of setae; rostrum reaching almost halfway along article 1 of antenna 1, first cephalic tooth as long as rostrum, second tooth slightly shorter; mandibular palp article 3 slightly longer than article 1, article 2 nearly 3 times as long as article 3; anterior coxae of medium length, coxae 2–4 with slightly midanterior bulge, coxa 1 slipper-shaped, deeply serrate, not bifid, coxa 2 slightly narrowed distally, scarcely pointed, coxae 3–4 weakly bifid, coxa 5 with anterior limb as long as coxa 4, coxa 6 slightly extended and rounded posteroventrally, coxa 7 extended as sharp posteroventral tooth; accessory flagellum elongate, 1–articulate; telson cleft halfway, each lobe with one long apical setal spine; inner ramus of uropod 1 extending about 67 percent along outer ramus; uropods 2–3 ordinary.

DISTRIBUTION.–Tasman Sea, 3580 m.
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bibliographic citation
Barnard, J. L. 1973. "Deep-sea Amphipoda of the genus Lepechinella (Crustacea)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 1-31. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.133

Depth range

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Upper abyssal (2000 to 4000 m), 791 – 3580 m.
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Habitat

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Marine, in clay
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