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A new species of Loxosomatidae (Entoprocta, Solitaria) from the White Sea: Loxosomella unicornis sp. nov.
Borisanova, A.O.; Krylova, E.M. (2014). A new species of Loxosomatidae (Entoprocta, Solitaria) from the White Sea: Loxosomella unicornis sp. nov. Zootaxa 3861(3): 290-296. https://hdl.handle.net/10.11646/zootaxa.3861.3.6
In: Zootaxa. Magnolia Press: Auckland. ISSN 1175-5326; e-ISSN 1175-5334, more
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Keywords
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    Taxa > Species > New taxa > New species
    Cribrilina Gray, 1848 [WoRMS]; Electra Lamouroux, 1816 [WoRMS]; Entoprocta [WoRMS]; Loxosomella unicornis Borisanova & Krylova, 2014 [WoRMS]

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  • Borisanova, A.O.
  • Krylova, E.M.

Abstract
    A new solitary entoproct, Loxosomella unicornis sp. nov., is described. The species was found on the gymnolaemate bryozoans Cribrilina sp. and Electra sp. in Kandalaksha Bay, White Sea. Loxosomella unicornis sp. nov. is a medium-sized species with a total length up to 650 μm, eight tentacles and a conspicuous horn-shaped appendage on the top part of calyx.

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