One new species and a new record of the genus Chordodes (Nematomorpha: Gordiida) from North-East India.

  title={One new species and a new record of the genus Chordodes (Nematomorpha: Gordiida) from North-East India.},
  author={A. Schmidt‐Rhaesa and A. Yadav},
Fifteen species of freshwater Nematomorpha have been described from India, five of which belong to the genus Chordodes. This paper describes one new species of horsehair worms (Nematomorpha): Chordodes lasuboni and a new record, C. moutoni from North-East India, which raises the total number of described species from India to 17. Chordodes lasuboni is characterized by a novel cuticular pattern in the head region and by the presence of slender, hooked thorn areoles on the body cuticle. Compared… Expand
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