Polar Biology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 55–62 | Cite as

A new species of Neoscolecithrix Canu (Copepoda Calanoida) in antarctic water with remarks on the genus

  • K. Hulsemann


A new species of calanoid copepod, Neoscolecithrix antarctica, is described for the first time from antarctic water. Relationships of this and the other species in the genus are discussed. Pressumed members of the planktobenthos, they are rarely collected. Distribution of the genus may be world-wide.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hulsemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Biologische Anstalt HelgolandHamburg 52Germany

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