A New Species of Dactylopusioides (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Thalestridae) Infesting a Brown Alga, Dictyota Dichotoma in Japan

Abstract

Dactylopusioides fodiens sp. nov. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Thalestridae) is described from the west seaboard of Japan on the Sea of Japan. The species infests a brown alga, Dictyota dichotoma. It lives in galleries that it makes by eating the interior of the thallus.

DOI: 10.1023/B:HYDR.0000033076.17260.19

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@article{Shimono2004ANS, title={A New Species of Dactylopusioides (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Thalestridae) Infesting a Brown Alga, Dictyota Dichotoma in Japan}, author={Takaki Shimono and Nozomu Iwasaki and Hiroshi Kawai}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={523}, pages={9-15} }