, Volume 324, Issue 3, pp 253–256 | Cite as

Monstrilloida (Copepoda) off the Brazilian coast

  • Cristina de Oliveira Dias


Seven monstrilloid species of the genera Thaumaleus and Monstrilla (Copepoda) are reported from the Brazilian coast. Occurrence, distribution and ecological information is given for: T. longispinosum, T. rigidum, T. quadridens, M. recticulata, M. grandis, M. dubia and M. rugosa.

Key words

Monstrilloida Thaumaleus Monstrilla Copepoda South Atlantic Brazilian Coast 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristina de Oliveira Dias
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  1. 1.Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, U.F.R.J., CCS - Bloco ACidade UniversitáriaRio de JaneiroBrazil

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