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Free Content A New Species of Lightiella (Crustacea: Cephalocarida) from the West Coast of Florida

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A new species of cephalocarid from the west coast of Florida, Lightiella floridana, is described, illustrated, and compared with other species of the genus. This species represents the eighth cephalocarid species to be recognized and the first species known to occur in the Gulf of Mexico.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1976

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