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Deep-sea Bodotriidae (Crustacea: Cumacea) from New Caledonia, Fiji and Indonesia
Corbera, J. (2008). Deep-sea Bodotriidae (Crustacea: Cumacea) from New Caledonia, Fiji and Indonesia. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 152(2): 227-254.
In: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. Academic Press: London. ISSN 0024-4082, more
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    Bodotriidae; Indo West Pacific; new species

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  • Corbera, J.

    Cumaceans (Crustacea: Peracarida) belonging to the family Bodotriidae collected between 206 and 3680 m depth, during the French campaigns BIOCAL and BIOGEOCAL in waters of New Caledonia, KARUBAR in Indonesia and BORDAU 1 around Fiji were studied. The 93 specimens belonging to this family were assigned to 11 species, ten of them new to science, namely Cyclaspis variosculpta sp. nov., Cyclaspis richeri sp. nov., Cyclaspis dictyota sp. nov., Cyclaspis decora sp. nov., Cyclaspis magna sp. nov., Cyclaspoides erugatus sp. nov., Alticuma? ectyphum sp. nov., Apocuma pacificum sp. nov., Hypocuma fragosum sp. nov. and Bathycuma coremium sp. nov. The genera Cyclaspoides and Hypocuma are recorded for the first time from the Pacific Ocean.

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