|New data on the taxonomic status of Metepsilonema hagmeieri and M. emersum with description of M. lorenzeni sp. nov. (Nemata, Epsilonematidae)|
Decraemer, W.; Gourbault, N. (1998). New data on the taxonomic status of Metepsilonema hagmeieri and M. emersum with description of M. lorenzeni sp. nov. (Nemata, Epsilonematidae). Cah. Biol. Mar. 39(1): 73-84
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723, more
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- Decraemer, W., more
- Gourbault, N.
Redescription of M. hagmeieri, type-species of the genus Metepsilonema, based on the study of populations from the North Sea and the Channel. M. emersum is considered a synonym of the type-species M. hagmeieri. M. lorenzeni sp. nov. is described from the Mediterranean Sea; it is mainly characterized by a large number of non-overlapping annuli with a thick cuticle and wide inner lumen and long spicules. M. hagmeieri sensu Lorenzen 1973 is attributed to the new species M. lorenzeni.