Palaega Kakatahi n. sp.: the First Record of a Marine Fossil Isopod from the Pliocene of New Zealand01/01/2006
Discovery of a well‐preserved fossil isopod specimen representing the last three pereonites plus the pleonites and pleotelson permits description of Palaega kakatahi n. sp. from the Tangahoe Formation (mid Pliocene), in the Wanganui Basin, New Zealand. This represents the first confirmed representative of the genus from the fossil record in the Southern Hemisphere.