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Free Content Cyclopoid Copepods of the Genus Paranthessius Associated with Marine Pelecypods in the West Indies

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Paranthessius dissidens, n. sp. is described from the mantle cavity of the pelecypods Pseudochama radians in Jamaica and Puerto Rico and Chama sinuosa in Puerto Rico; and P. caribaeus, n. sp. from Chama sinuosa in Barbados, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, and from Pseudochama radians in Jamaica. A key is provided for the genus Paranthessius.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 1970

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