Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

<em>Ilyoplax-dentata</em> [from Ward 1973: pl. 2 fig. 5]

Ilyoplax-dentata [from Ward 1973: pl. 2 fig. 5]


Regional Maps

Family DOTILLIDAE Stimpson, 1858

Compiler and date details

May 2012 - Peter Davie, Queensland Museum, Brisbane


Carapace subglobose or quadrilateral; anterolateral margins with tooth or indentation behind exorbital angle. Front variable, from narrow to moderately broad. Interantennular septum broad; antennules folding lengthwise, subparallel or oblique. Eyestalks usually elongate. Buccal cavern sometimes greatly enlarged; third maxillipeds broad, completely closing buccal cavern. Chelipeds symmetrical or slightly asymmetrical in both sexes. Brush of long setae edging pouch leading into branchial cavity between bases of second and third pereiopods may be present, or completely lacking; abdomen with transverse brush of setae in some genera. Meri of some or all pereiopods often bearing a tympanum. Thoracic sternum broad posteriorly. Male genital openings sternal.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Jun-2012 04-Jun-2012 MOVED
26-Mar-2012 26-Mar-2012 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)