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Free Content Clausophyes Tropica (Siphonophorae, Calycophora), a New Siphonophore Species from the Tropical Atlantic

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A new species of siphonophore belonging to the genus Clausophyes is described from specimens collected in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. This species is distinguished from others in the genus by the division of the left lateral wing of the hydroecium, in the posterior nectophore, into two distinct flaps. Other differences are tabulated.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1995-09-01

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