Two new species of interstitial harpacticoids from southern Italy and proposal of a new Parastenocaris species‐group

@article{Berera2003TwoNS,
  title={Two new species of interstitial harpacticoids from southern Italy and proposal of a new Parastenocaris species‐group},
  author={R. Berera and V. Cottarelli},
  journal={Italian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2003},
  volume={70},
  pages={261 - 268}
}
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