Botryllophilus symmetricus, new species (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Ascidicolidae), living in a compound ascidian (Synoicum) from Madagascar

@inproceedings{Ooishi2014BotryllophilusSN,
  title={Botryllophilus symmetricus, new species (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Ascidicolidae), living in a compound ascidian (Synoicum) from Madagascar},
  author={Shigeko Ooishi},
  year={2014}
}
  • Shigeko Ooishi
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Abstract Botryllophilus symmetricus is described on the basis of females living in a compound ascidian (Synoicum), collected in Madagascar. The new botryllophiline belongs to female morphotype B of the genus (urosome with more than 5 segments) and is distinguished from the five congeners of type B by the following characters: 1) body fusiform symmetrical, elongated metasome weakly 5-segmented, and short urosome 8-segmented; 2) right and left legs 1–4 (asymmetrical in morphology) symmetrically… CONTINUE READING

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