Morphology of the deep-sea copepod Bobkabata kabatabobbus (Lernaeosoleidae: Poecilostomatoida) and amended diagnosis of Lernaeosoleidae.

@article{Benz1998MorphologyOT,
  title={Morphology of the deep-sea copepod Bobkabata kabatabobbus (Lernaeosoleidae: Poecilostomatoida) and amended diagnosis of Lernaeosoleidae.},
  author={George W. Benz and Jeffrey S. Braswell},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1998},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={
          109-13
        }
}
New morphological information on the deep-sea parasitic copepod Bobkabata kabatabobbus Hogans and Benz, 1990 (Lernaeosoleidae: Poecilostomatoida) is provided based on 2 newly discovered, complete specimens collected from a pallid sculpin, Cottunculus thomsoni (Gunther, 1882), captured in water 1,463 m deep in Welker Canyon off Rhode Island (western North Atlantic). The first antennae of both specimens were tiny, indistinctly segmented, and armed with spiniform setae. Terminal segments of the… Expand
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