The first record of Gnathostenetroididea Kussakin, 1967 from Australian waters with description of four new species of Gnathostenetroides Amar, 1957 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota) from the Great Barrier Reef
Malyutina, Marina V.
Bruce, Niel L.
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The asellote family Gnathostenetroididae Kussakin, 1967 is reported for the first time from Australian waters. Four new species of Gnathostenetroides Amar, 1957 from the Great Barrier Reef are described. The genus Maresiella Fresi and Scipione, 1980 is here placed into synonymy with Gnathostenetroides and a new diagnosis is given for Gnathostenetroides together with a key to the 12 species and a map of the distribution of the genus. The genus Dignatroides Stock and Vonk, 1990 is placed into synonymy with Caecostenetroides Fresi and Schiecke, 1968, and a new composition of the family Gnathostenetroididae, the updated diagnosis and a key to the three genera are provided