The new amphipod species Epimeria heldi is described. It differs from all known eperimiids in the following combination of characters: apically rounded coxae 1-3, the characteristic sculptured coxal plate 4, the narrow basis 7 and uropod 3 rami apically rounded. The body colour of the living animal is grey, with dark red mouthparts and appendages, and yellow eyes.

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Coleman, C. O. (1998). Epimeria heldi, a new species of Amphipoda (Crustacea, Epimeriidae) from the Antarctic Ocean. Beaufortia, 48(2), 17–25.