Curassanthura halma n. gen., n. sp. is described from a hypersaline interstitial habitat on Curaçao, West Indies. The species may represent a stage in the invasion of hypogean fresh water by a primarily marine group.

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Kensley, B. (1981). Amsterdam Expeditions to the West Indian Islands, Report 10. Curassanthura halma, a new genus and species of interstitial isopod from Curaçao, West Indies (Crustacea: Isopoda: Paranthuridae). Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 51(1), 131–134.