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Ocean Science Journal

, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 641–653 | Cite as

Re-evaluation of Morphological Diagnostic Characteristics of Hexapleomera Dudich, 1931 (Crustacea: Tanaidacea), with Description of a New Species

  • Jin Hee Wi
  • Chang-Keun Kang
  • In Tae Lee
  • Hyeon Gyeong Jeong
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Abstract

An undescribed species of Tanaidacea was collected from Yokji Harbor in the southern coast of Korea. Hexapleomera yokjidona n. sp. can be distinguished from other species of the genus by the distinguishing features of a uropod with five articles, a pleopod basal article lacking inner seta, a mandible setal row with two setae, maxilliped coxa with two proximal setae, pereonites 1–3 together longer than wide, and pereopods 2–3 propodus with three ventral setae. To prove that H. yokjidona is a new species, detailed morphological characteristics of both genders are described and a comprehensive comparison among the species of the genus is tabulated. Additionally, diagnostic characteristics previously used to identify the species of Hexapleomera are reassessed and upgraded.

Keywords

Peracarida Tanaidacea Tanaidomorpha diagnostic characteristics morphological variation 

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© Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST) and the Korean Society of Oceanography (KSO) and Springer Nature B.V. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Hee Wi
    • 1
  • Chang-Keun Kang
    • 1
  • In Tae Lee
    • 2
  • Hyeon Gyeong Jeong
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Environmental Science and EngineeringGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyGwangjuKorea
  2. 2.Research Institute for Coastal Environment and Fishery-Policy CenterGwangjuKorea
  3. 3.National Marine Biodiversity Institute of KoreaMinistry of Oceans and FisheriesSeocheonKorea

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