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A new species of Nebalia (Malacostraca: Phyllocarida: Leptostraca) from South Korea, with a key to the species of Nebalia Leach, 1814
Song, J.-H.; Min, G.-S. (2016). A new species of Nebalia (Malacostraca: Phyllocarida: Leptostraca) from South Korea, with a key to the species of Nebalia Leach, 1814. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. Online first: [1-10]. hdl.handle.net/10.1017/s0025315415002180
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154, more
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Keywords
    New species; Leptostraca [WoRMS]; Nebalia dolsandoensis Song & Min, 2016 [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    CO1; Key to the species; Nebalia dolsandoensis sp. nov.; South Korea

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  • Song, J.-H.
  • Min, G.-S.

Abstract
    Nebalia dolsandoensis sp. nov. (Malacostraca: Phyllocarida: Leptostraca), is described from specimens taken from light traps in harbours with organic-rich muddy sand and seaweeds along the south coast of Korea. The new species is characterized based on the following unique combination of characteristics: an antennular flagellum with up to only nine articles in the mature female; the fourth article of the antennule has up to four distal spine-like setae; pleonites 3–7 have rounded denticles along the posterior dorsal margins; the protopod of pleopod 4 has an even posterior margin; the uropods are distinctly short, about 0.6 times as long as pleonite 7 and the anal somite combined; the anal plates have a noticeably broad lateral ‘shoulder’. In addition, a key to the species of the genus Nebalia Leach, 1814 and partial sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) gene from the new species are provided.

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