Eyelobe without lense or pigment. Exopods on pereopods 1-3 in females and 1-4 in males. Uropod endopod uniarticulate. Male without pleopods.
The genus Austroleucon was erected in 1991 to accomodate this Australian species which differs from other members of the family Leuconidae. It remains the only species of the genus. The Leuconidae is one of the oldest of all cumacean families being established in 1878.
Mud, fine silt, clay and sand, at depths of 7?100 m..
Southern temperate oceans, including south-eastern Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed