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Two New Species of Echiuricopus n. gen. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) Associated with Echiurans from the Yellow Sea
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Two New Species of Echiuricopus n. gen. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) Associated with Echiurans from the Yellow Sea
Kim, Il-Hoi;
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Two new species of poecilostomatoid copepods associated with echiurans are described from an intertidal mud flat in the Yellow Sea. A new genus Echiuricopus is created to accommodate two new species, E. aprilis and E. tenuipes. Major differences between the two new species are displayed in body length, length of caudal ramus seta I, length/width ratio of leg 5 exopod, and armature of the first antennular segment. Echiuricopus n. gen. is closely related to the genus Goidelia Embleton, 1901, but is distinguished from the latter chiefly by having seven caudal setae, a claw-like process on the first antennular segment, one claw-like process on the maxillary syncoxa, the absence of an inner coxal seta on legs 1-4, different armatures on legs 1-4, and an elongate leg 5 exopod.
Echiuricopus n. gen.;Copepoda;external association;Echiura;new species;Korea;
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