Copépodes Parasites De Madagascar I. - Description De Sabellacheres Aenigmatopygus N. Sp., Copépode Parasite De Potamilla Reniformis (Polychètes, Sabellidae)
Abstract:A new species of parasitic copepods, Sabellacherer aenigmatopygus, belonging to the family Gastrodelphyidae, is described. It was found fixed to the branchial crown of Potamilla reniformis (Polychaeta, Sabellidae) near Tuléar on the west coast of Madagascar. The male genital segment has ventral chitinous formations which are very peculiar.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 1971-01-01