Nymphon Torulum, New Species and Other Pycnogonida Associated with the Coral Oculina Varicosa on the East Coast of Florida
Abstract:Eighty-eight identified pycnogonid specimens belonging to 15 species of 11 genera in six families were found associated with the coral Oculina varicosa Lesueur off the east coast of Florida. One new species, Nymphon torulum, is fully described, illustrated, and compared with its congeners. Distribution is given for all 15 species along with pertinent remarks, except for several juvenile or damaged specimens assigned to genus only.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 1998
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