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A new genus and species of freshwater monostiliferous hoplonemertean (Nemertea, Enopla) from the People's Republic of China

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A new genus and species of freshwater monostiliferous hoplonemertean, Limnemertes poyangensis gen. et sp. nov., from Poyang Lake, People's Republic of China, is described and illustrated. The taxon is compared and contrasted with previously described freshwater hoplonemerteans. This is the fourth species of freshwater nemertean to be described from China and the first recorded from Poyang Lake.

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Gibson, R., Wang, H. A new genus and species of freshwater monostiliferous hoplonemertean (Nemertea, Enopla) from the People's Republic of China. Hydrobiologia 489, 185–196 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1023236905555

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  • freshwater nemertean
  • Hoplonemertea
  • People's Republic of China
  • Poyang Lake
  • Limnemertes poyangensis gen. et sp. nov