A new genus of cyclopoid copepod (Chondracanthidae) parasitic on halibut from California inshore waters.

@article{Dojiri1979ANG,
  title={A new genus of cyclopoid copepod (Chondracanthidae) parasitic on halibut from California inshore waters.},
  author={M Dojiri and Penny Perkins},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1979},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={794-803}
}
Auchenochondria lobosa gen. et sp. n. was recovered from the oral cavity of the California halibut, Paralichthys californicus (Ayers), collected in Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Carlsbad, California. The new genus is closely related to Prochondracanthus Yamaguti 1939, and Rhynchochondria Ho 1967, but can be distinguished from them by the possession of cephalothoracic processes, a long neck, a 2-segmented abdomen, and a distinctly 6-segmented first antenna. Auchenochondria lobosa gen. et sp. n. is the… CONTINUE READING

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