Description ofCaligus kuwaitensis n.sp. (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) with comments onCaligus antennatus Boxshall and Gurney, 1980

@article{Kabata2004DescriptionOK,
  title={Description ofCaligus kuwaitensis n.sp. (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) with comments onCaligus antennatus Boxshall and Gurney, 1980},
  author={Zbigniew Kabata and Inam U. Tareen},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={57-62}
}
SummaryBoth sexes of a new species of parasitic copepod,Caligus kuwaitensis (Caligidae: Siphonostomatoida), collected from the skin ofPlotossus anguillaris in Kuwait Bay, are described in detail. The main characteristics of the female is its greatly reduced abdomen.C. kuwaitensis differs from the other known six species ofCaligus with abdomina reduced to a greater or lesser degree, in the structure and armature of its first and fourth swimming legs and in the general morphology of the posterior… 

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