Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Description of two new species of Hyalella(Amphipoda: Hyalellidae) from Eastern North America with a revised key to North American members of the genus

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

This Article is currently unavailable for purchase.
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

Cover image Placeholder

Since the 1990s, it has been presumed that different populations/size classes of the freshwater amphipod Hyalella azteca(Saussure, 1858) were different species, and a multitude of genetic evidence was later produced to confirm that it is in fact a cryptic species complex. However, no new species of Hyalellahave been described from the eastern United States or Canada since then. Herein we describe two new species, Hyalella( Hyalella) spinicaudaand Hyalella( Hyalella) wellborni, collected from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Texas, USA, and Ontario, Canada, based on morphological characters but informed by genetic analyses. In addition, we provide an updated key to the described species of Hyalellain North America and the Caribbean.

Affiliations: 1: 1Illinois Natural History Survey, 1816 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA; 2: 2Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06520, USA; 3: 3University of Massachusetts-Boston, School for the Environment, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA

10.1163/1937240X-00002373
/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002373
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
10
5
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002373
Loading

Data & Media loading...

1. Baldinger A. J. 2004. "A new species of Hyalella(Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hyalellidae) from Ash Springs, Lincoln County, Nevada, USA, with a key to the species of the genus in North America and the Caribbean region". Journal of Natural History Vol 38: 1087- 1096. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0022293031000075367
2. Baldinger A. J. , Shepard W. D. , Threloff D. L. . 2000. "Two new species of Hyalella(Crustacea: Amphipoda: Hyalellidae) from Death Valley National Park, California, U.S.A." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington Vol 113: 443- 457.
3. Bate C. S. 1862. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History), London.
4. Bousfield E. L. 1996. "A contribution to the reclassification of neotropical freshwater hyalellid amphipods (Crustacea: Gammaridea, Talitroidea)". Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale de Verona Vol 20: 175- 224.
5. Cole G. A. , Watkins R. L. . 1977. " Hyalella montezuma, a new species (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from Montezuma Well, Arizona". Hydrobiologia Vol 52: 175- 184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00036441
6. Costa F. O. , Henzler C. M. , Lunt D. H. , Whiteley N. M. , Rock J. . 2009. "Probing marine Gammarus(Amphipoda) taxonomy with DNA barcodes". Systematics and Biodiversity Vol 7: 365- 379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1477200009990120
7. Duan Y. , Guttman S. I. , Oris J. T. . 1997. "Genetic differentiation among laboratory populations of Hyalella azteca: implications for toxicology". Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Vol 1: 691- 695. http://dx.doi.org/10.1897/1551-5028(1997)016<0691:GDALPO>2.3.CO;2
8. González E. R. 2003. "The freshwater amphipods HyalellaSmith, 1874 in Chile (Crustacea: Amphipoda)". Revista Chilena de Historia Natural Vol 76: 623- 637. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-078X2003000400007
9. González E. R. , Watling L. . 2002. "Resdescription of Hyalella aztecafrom its type locality, Vera Cruz, Mexico (Amphipoda: Hyalellidae)". Journal of Crustacean Biology Vol 22: 173- 183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/20021975-99990220
10. Harford W. G. W. 1877. "Description of a new genus and new species of sessile eyed Crustacea". Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Vol 7: 53- 55.
11. Hogg I. D. , Larose C. , de Lafontaine Y. , Doe K. G. . 1998. "Genetic evidence for a Hyalellaspecies complex within the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence river drainage basin: implications for ecotoxicology and conservation biology". Canadian Journal of Zoology Vol 76: 1134- 1140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/z98-034
12. Lazo-Wasem E. A. , Gable M. F. . 1989. "First report of a freshwater amphipod (Gammaridea: Hyalellidae), Hyalella azteca(Saussure), from nonanchihaline waters of Bermuda". Postilla (Peabody Museum of Natural History) Vol 204: 1- 4.
13. Levine D. M. 1999. Macroinvertebrates in springs of the Edwards Plateau, Texas. Master’s Thesis, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
14. Major K. M. , Soucek D. J. , Giordano R. , Wetzel W. J. , Soto-Adames F. . 2013. "The common ecotoxicology laboratory strain of Hyalella aztecais genetically distinct from most wild strains sampled in eastern North America". Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Vol 32: 2637- 2647.
15. Marrón-Becerra A. , Hermoso-Salazar M. , Solís-Weiss V. . 2014. " Hyalella cenotensis, a new species of Hyalellidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico". Zootaxa Vol 3811: 262- 270. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3811.2.7
16. Mateus A. , Mateus E. . 1990. "Etude d’une collection d’amphipodes spécialement du sud-ouest asiatique – du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Vienne (Autriche)". Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien Vol 91( B): 273- 331.
17. McPeek M. A. , Wellborn G. A. . 1998. "Genetic variation and reproductive isolation among phenotypically divergent amphipod populations". Limnology and Oceanography Vol 43: 1162- 1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.1998.43.6.1162
18. Pearse A. S. 1911. "Report on the Crustacea collected by the University of Michigan-Walker expedition in the state of Vera Cruz, Mexico". Michigan Academy of Sciences Reports Vol 13: 108- 114.
19. Rodriques S. G. , Bueno A. A. P. , Ferreira R. L. . 2014. "A new troglobiotic species of Hyalella(Crustacea, Amphipoda, Hyalellidae) with a taxonomic key for the Brazilian species". Zootaxa Vol 3815: 200- 214. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3815.2.2
20. Santos A. L. F. , Araujo P. B. , Bond-Buckup G. . 2008. "New species and new reports of Hyalella(Crustacean, Amphipoda, Dogielinotidae) from Argentina". Zootaxa Vol 1760: 24- 36.
21. Saussure H. 1858. "Memoire sur divers crustaces nouveaux des Antilles et du Mexique". Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d’Histoire Naturelle de Genève Vol 14: 417- 496.
22. Smith S. I. 1874. The Crustacea of the freshwaters of the United States. A synopsis of the higher freshwater Crustacea of the Northern United States, Appendix F. Natural History. United States Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries. Report of the Commissioner for 1872 and 1873 2: 637-661.
23. Smith S. I. . 1875. Report on the amphipod crustaceans of Colorado. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographic Survey of the Territories for 1873, 1875: 608-611.
24. Stebbing T. R. R. 1903. "Amphipoda from Costa Rica". Proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol 21: 925- 931. http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.26-1341.925
25. Stevenson M. M. , Peden A. E. . 1973. "Description and ecology of Hyalella texanan. sp. (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the Edwards Plateau of Texas". The American Midland Naturalist Vol 89: 426- 436. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2424045
26. Strong D. R. Jr. 1972. "Life history variation among populations of an amphipod ( Hyalella azteca)". Ecology Vol 53: 1103- 1111. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1935422
27. Thomas P. E. , Blinn D. W. , Keim P. . 1997. "Genetic and behavioural divergence among desert spring amphipod populations". Freshwater Biology Vol 38: 137- 143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2427.1997.00199.x
28. Weckel A. L. 1907. "The freshwater Amphipoda of North America". Proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol 32: 25- 58. http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.32-1507.25
29. Wellborn G. A. 1993. Ecology and evolution of life history variation among populations of a freshwater amphipod, Hyalella azteca. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
30. Wellborn G. A. . 1994a. "The mechanistic basis of body-size differences between two Hyalella(Amphipoda) species". Journal of Freshwater Ecology Vol 9: 159- 168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02705060.1994.9664443
31. Wellborn G. A. . 1994b. "Size-biased predation and prey life histories – a comparative study of fresh-water amphipod populations". Ecology Vol 75: 2104- 2117. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1941614
32. Wellborn G. A. . 1995a. "Determinants of reproductive success in freshwater amphipod species that experience different mortality regimes". Animal Behavior Vol 50: 353- 363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/anbe.1995.0251
33. Wellborn G. A. . 1995b. "Predator community composition and patterns of variation in life history and morphology among Hyalella(Amphipoda) populations in Southeast Michigan". The American Midland Naturalist Vol 133: 322- 332. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2426397
34. Wellborn G. A. , Broughton R. E. . 2008. "Diversification on an ecologically constrained adaptive landscape". Molecular Ecology Vol 17: 2927- 2936. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03805.x
35. Wellborn G. A. , Cothran R. , Bartholf S. . 2005. "Life history and allozyme diversification in regional ecomorphs of the Hyalella azteca(Crustacea: Amphipoda) species complex". Biological Journal of the Linnean Society Vol 84: 161- 175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2005.00422.x
36. Witt J. D. S. , Blinn D. W. , Hebert P. D. N. . 2003. "The recent evolutionary origin of the phenotypically novel amphipod Hyalella montezumaoffers an ecological explanation for morphological stasis in a closely allied species complex". Molecular Ecology Vol 12: 405- 413. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01728.x
37. Witt J. D. S. , Hebert P. D. N. . 2000. "Cryptic species diversity and evolution in the amphipod genus Hyalellawithin central glaciated North America: a molecular phylogenetic approach". Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science Vol 15: 3073- 3082.
38. Witt J. D. S. , Threloff D. L. , Hebert P. D. N. . 2006. "DNA barcoding reveals extraordinary cryptic diversity in an amphipod genus: implications for desert spring conservation". Molecular Ecology Vol 15: 3073- 3082. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02999.x
39. Zakharia Z. Z. 1994. Morphological variation among two populations of Hyalella Azteca(Saussure): evidence for a new species, Lake Winnewanna, southeast Michigan. Senior Thesis, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002373
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/1937240x-00002373
2017-11-21

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation