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Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica) with the description of eight new species

  title={Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes) from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica) with the description of eight new species},
  author={T. Artois and W. Vermin and E. Schockaert},
  journal={Belgian Journal of Zoology},
  • T. Artois, W. Vermin, E. Schockaert
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Belgian Journal of Zoology
  • In this contribution we present eleven species of Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes) collected dur- ing the Antarktis VII/4 (Epos leg. 3) expedition. Six of them belong to the family Trigonostomidae (Typhloplanoida). Five of these are new to science: Trigonostomum messoplanoides n. sp., Proxenetes trispinosus n. sp., Messoplana globulifera n. sp., M. minuta n. sp. and M. spiralis n. sp. All the species can be recognised from congeneric species by the shapes of their stylets. Ceratopera axi (Riedl… CONTINUE READING
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