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Oncaea frosti, a new species (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the Liberian coast and the Gulf of Mexico

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A new species, Oncaea frosti, is described and compared to O. venusta Philippi and O. venella Farran. The three species are closely related and difficult to distinguish, except for the differences in size of females and males and dorsal dilation of pediger 2 of females of O. frosti.

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Heron, G.A. Oncaea frosti, a new species (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the Liberian coast and the Gulf of Mexico. Hydrobiologia 480, 145–154 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1021297304421

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  • Copepoda
  • Oncaeidae
  • zooplankton
  • Liberia
  • Gulf of Mexico