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Tridentulus, a new genus of Monhysteridae (Nematoda) from the Galápagos archipelago
Eyualem, A.; Coomans, A. (1995). Tridentulus, a new genus of Monhysteridae (Nematoda) from the Galápagos archipelago. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 65: 5-10
In: Bulletin van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen. Biologie = Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Biologie. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Bruxelles. ISSN 0374-6429, more
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  • Eyualem, A.
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Abstract
    Tridentulus n. gen. is described from Isla Floreana, the Galápagos and its type and only species Tridentulus floreanae (Eyualem & Coomans, 1995) n. comb. redescribed. Tridentulus n. gen., comes close to the genera Monhystera Bastian, 1865, Eumonhystera Andrássy, 1981 and Sinanema Andrássy, 1960, but differs from all of them in a combination of two characteristics i.e. in having three small denticles situated posteriorly at the base of the stoma and an outstretched female reproductive system. The taxonomic position of the genus Sinanema is also questioned.

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