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Scientific report on the Belgian Expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in 1967. Nematodes XIII. A description of four new species and a redescription of four known species from in and around mangroves on Lizard Island
Decraemer, W.; Coomans, A. (1978). Scientific report on the Belgian Expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in 1967. Nematodes XIII. A description of four new species and a redescription of four known species from in and around mangroves on Lizard Island. Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 29(4): 509-541. hdl.handle.net/10.1071/MF9780509
In: Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. CSIRO: Melbourne. ISSN 0067-1940, more

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Keywords
    Community composition; New species; Organism morphology; Acanthopharynx distechei; Nematoda [WoRMS]; Paracanthonchus parahartogi Decraemer & Coomans, 1978 [WoRMS]; Ptycholaimellus lizardiensis Decraemer & Coomans, 1978 [WoRMS]; Theristus quadripapillatus; ISEW, Great Barrier Reef, Lizard I. [Marine Regions]; Marine

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Abstract
    Four new nematode species are described: Theristus quadripapillatus, sp. nov., distinguished from all known species of the genus in possessing four genital supplements, in the structure and shape of the gubernaculum, and in possessing a glandular tube parallel with the anterior testis and opening into the vesicula seminalis; Acanthopharynx distechei, sp. nov., characterized by its head shape with smooth helmet bearing 24 subcephalic setae, by the elongated loop-shaped amphids, and in males by possessing only one pre-anal papilla; Ptycholaimellus lizardiensis, sp. nov., characterized in males by the shape of the gubernaculum with two lateral pieces with an enlarged, dentated distal end, and by the presence of a small pre-anal papilla; and Paracanthonchus parahartogi, sp. nov., characterized by having an outer circle of 10 minute setose sense organs, by having a very small tooth, and in males by the shape of the copulatory apparatus and the six pre-anal supplements.

    For four known species additional information is given: Paracomesoma dubium (Eilipjev, 1918) Stekhoven, 1950; Actinonema longicaudatum (Steiner, 1918) Wieser, 1954 ; Halichoanolaimus quattuordecimpapillata Chitwood, 1951; and Bathylaimus australis Cobb, 1894.


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