Twenty species of Cumacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) are in the collection from the Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Maldives and the Red Sea, six of them new to science: Bodotria quseirensis n.sp., Budotria corallina n.sp., Cyclaspoides flokkeri n.sp., Cumella praslinensis n.sp., Campylaspis totzkei n.sp., and Campylaspis nemoi n.sp. The description of Vaunthompsonia dawydoffi Zimmer, 1952 is completed, and descriptions of Schizotrema cf. macrodactylus Fage, 1945 and Cumella aff. similis Fage, 1945 are given.


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Naturalis journals & series

Mühlenhardt-Siegel, Ute. (2000). Cumacea (Crustacea) from the Seychelles, Maldives, Sri Lanka (western Indian Ocean), and the Red Sea, with the description of six new species. Beaufortia, 50(12), 197–222.