Myzomolgus sipunculensis sp. nov. (Cyclopoida, Catiniidae), um novo copépode associado a sipuncúlidos do Brasil

  title={Myzomolgus sipunculensis sp. nov. (Cyclopoida, Catiniidae), um novo cop{\'e}pode associado a sipunc{\'u}lidos do Brasil},
  author={T. C. Kihara and T. Bj{\"o}rnberg and G. Y. Kawauchi},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Zoologia},
  • T. C. Kihara, T. Björnberg, G. Y. Kawauchi
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Revista Brasileira De Zoologia
  • Catiniid copepods are characterized by the presence of a pedunculate sucker on the antenna. Four genera are currently included in the family Catiniidae: Catinia , Cotylemyzon , Cotylomolgus and Myzomolgus , the most speciose. Within the framework of the Special Research Program “Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Biodiversity of the State of Sao Paulo – Biota/FAPESP”, a new species of Myzomolgus was found as an external associate of Sipunculus nudus and S. phalloides phalloides. The… CONTINUE READING