First Record of Hemiboeckella searli Sars, 1912 (Calanoida:Centropagidae) in New South Wales

Tsuyoshi Kobayashi*, Ian A. E. Bayly, Simon J. Hunter, Stephen J. Jacobs, Michael B. Treanor

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Abstract

The calanoid copepod Hemiboeckella searli Sars is recorded for the first time from New South Wales in Jibbon Lagoon, Royal National Park (34 degrees 05'12 '' S/151 degrees 09'53 '' E). This calanoid species is endemic to Australia and occurs in a narrow range of southern latitudes with a wide longitudinal distribution (Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia). Our record of H. searli in Jibbon Lagoon represents a similar to 250 km northerly latitudinal extension from previous records of the species in south-eastern Australia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)B199-B204
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Volume134
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • centropagid calanoid
  • Hemiboeckella searli
  • Jibbon Lagoon
  • New South Wales
  • Royal National Park

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