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Free Content A New Species of Paralepas (Cirripedia: Heteralepadidae) Symbiotic with Xenophora (Mollusca: Gastropoda); with the First Complemental Male known for the Family

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A new species of Paralepas from near Madagascar is described and its affinities are indicated. A generalized complemental male and a male cyprid larva were found attached below the aperture in two specimens. This is the first male reported for this group of barnacles, and its morphological characters are investigated.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 1999

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