Collocherides bleptus n. sp. (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) associated with an intertidal ophiuroid in Madagascar
Collocherides bleptus n. sp. is associated with a brittle star, Macrophiothrix sp., at Nosy Bé, in northwestern Madagascar. The new copepod differs from its two congeners by its larger size and by having leg 5 in the female with an elongate distal segment bearing only two setae.
|Keywords||Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Madagascar, ophiuroid, associate, Collocherides|
|Journal||Bijdragen tot de dierkunde|
|Rights||Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License|
Humes, A. G. (1993). Collocherides bleptus n. sp. (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) associated with an intertidal ophiuroid in Madagascar. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 63(2), 121–127.