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Free Content Calonastes Imparipes, New Genus, New Species (Copepoda, Cyclopoida), Associated with the Antipatharian Coral Genus Stichopathes in Puerto Rico

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The lichomolgid copepod Calonastes imparipes new genus, new species, characterized by the absence of an inner seta on the first endopod segment in legs 1 to 4 and by very strong sexual dimorphism in leg 5, is associated with two species of antipatharian corals in Puerto Rico, Stichopathes luetkeni Brook and an undescribed species of the same genus. This is the first record of copepods from Antipatharia in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Publication date: 1978-01-01

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