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

@article{SchmidtRhaesa2013OneNS,
  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},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2013},
  volume={3693},
  pages={
          293-300
        }
}
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