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Notogaeanemertes folzae gen. n., sp. n., an additional ecologically restricted hoplonemertean from New Zealand

  • Nathan W. Riser
Part Two: Taxonomy and Phylogeny


Notogaeanemertes folzae gen. n., sp. n., a monoecious and ovoviviparous hoplonemertean, is described from the supra-littoral at Kaikoura, New Zealand. It shares more characters with group I ‘terrestrial’ nemerteans than with group II which brings into question the significance of certain features in the systematics of semiterrestrial/terrestrial nemerteans.

Key words

Nemertinea Notogaeanemertes folzae New Zealand taxonomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathan W. Riser
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  1. 1.Marine Science InstituteNortheastern UniversityNahantUSA

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