A New Species of Free-living Nematode of Daptonema (Monohysterida: Xyalidae) from the Yellow Sea, China

Yong Huang, Kuidong Xu

Abstract


A new species of free-living marine nematode, Daptonema macrostoma sp. nov. from the Yellow Sea, China is described. The new species is characterized by uniquely large buccal cavity, four cephalic setae, amphid circular, S-shaped spicules with a hook at its distal end, gubernaculum invisible and tail conical-cylindrical.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ast.v1i1.2443

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