Two New Non-commensal Loxosomatids (Entoprocta: Loxosomatidae) from Okinawa and Sesoko Islands, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan Two New Non-commensal Loxosomatids (Entoprocta: Loxosomatidae) from Okinawa and Sesoko Islands, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan

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Abstract

Two new loxosomatids, Loxomitra ryukyuensis sp. nov. and Loxosomella parvipes sp. nov., are described from Okinawa Island and Sesoko Island, respectively, in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. Both species were found on glass slides that had been immersed, respectively, in a fishery port or an aquarium at a marine station, which indicates that both are non-commensal species. Some individuals of L. ryukyuensis found in August were brooding embryos and larvae. Larval morphology is described for the first time in the genus Loxomitra.

Journal

  • Species Diversity

    Species Diversity 11(1), 33-43, 2006

    The Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110006794397
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA11114903
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    ART
  • ISSN
    13421670
  • NDL Article ID
    7858592
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZR4(科学技術--生物学--動物)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z53-W570
  • Data Source
    CJP  NDL  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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