Description of Heteromysis (Olivemysis) ekamako sp. nov. (Mysida, Mysidae, Heteromysinae) from a marine cave at Nuku Hiva Island (Marquesas, French Polynesia, Pacific Ocean)

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Combined faunistic and genetic studies in the marine Ekamako Cave at the southern coast of Nuku Hiva, Marquesas, in the central Pacific, yielded Heteromysis (Olivemysis) ekamako as a new species. This taxon differs from its congeners by a specific combination of morphological characters: flagellate, modified spines dorsally on each of the three segments of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12526-016-0522-1

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