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A New Genus and Species of Parasitic Copepod (Pandaridae) from a Unique New Shark

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Title: A New Genus and Species of Parasitic Copepod (Pandaridae) from a Unique New Shark
Authors: Cressey, Roger
Boyle, Hillary
Issue Date: Jan 1978
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Cressey R, Boyle H. 1978. A new genus and species of parasitic copepod (Pandaridae) from a unique new shark. Pac Sci 32(1): 25-30.
Abstract: Dinemoleus indeprensus gen. nov., sp. nov. is a new pandarid
copepod parasitic on the recently discovered unique shark referred to as
"Megamouth." The parasite is intermediate to the genera Demoleus and
Dinemoura. It differs from members of Dinemoura in having two-segmented
rami on legs 2 and 3 rather than three-segmented rami. It is distinquished from
Demoleus, as the new genus has lamelliform fourth legs.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1348
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 32, Number 1, 1978



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