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Desmostylis gerdesi, a new species (Isopoda: Malacostraca) from Kapp Norvegia, Weddell Sea, Antarctica

@inproceedings{Brandt2002DesmostylisGA,
  title={Desmostylis gerdesi, a new species (Isopoda: Malacostraca) from Kapp Norvegia, Weddell Sea, Antarctica},
  author={A. Brandt},
  year={2002}
}
Desmostylis gerdesi, a new species, was sampled in the Southern Ocean, Weddell Sea, off Kapp Norvegia at a depth 238 m from board of the RIV Polarstern in February of 1996. The new species differs from the only other species of Desmostylis, D. obscurus Brandt, 1992b, by its pleotelson, whose lateral margins do not bear sensory setae, which are present in D. obscurus, much longer uropods, a longer uropodal sympodite and a stronger setation on pereopods. Moreover, the mandibular incisors have no… Expand
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