Leucon parasiphonatus, a new species (Crustacea: Cumacea: Leuconidae) from Antarctic waters

@article{MhlenhardtSiegel2006LeuconPA,
  title={Leucon parasiphonatus, a new species (Crustacea: Cumacea: Leuconidae) from Antarctic waters},
  author={Ute M{\"u}hlenhardt-Siegel},
  journal={Helgol{\"a}nder Meeresuntersuchungen},
  year={2006},
  volume={48},
  pages={79-88}
}
Six specimens ofLeucon parasiphonatus n. sp. were collected at depths ranging from 15 to 424 m in the vicinity of King George Island (South Shetland Islands, Antarctica) and the south eastern Weddell Sea.Leucon parasiphonatus belongs to the subgenusLeucon and differs from the other already known antarctic and Subantarctic species of the genus, in the absence of a serrated dorsomedian line and in the presence of a long pseudorostrum with several fine setae at its tip, surrounding the very long… CONTINUE READING