Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Zootaxa. 2014 Sep 15;3861(3):290-6. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3861.3.6.

A new species of Loxosomatidae (Entoprocta, Solitaria) from the White Sea: Loxosomella unicornis sp. nov.

Author information

1
Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, 119991 Russia.; Email: borisanovaao@mail.ru.
2
P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of Russian Academy of Science, Nakhimovskii pr. 36 Moscow, 117997 Russia.; Email: elenamkr@mail.ru.

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 ┬Ám, eight tentacles and a conspicuous horn-shaped appendage on the top part of calyx.

PMID:
25283409
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3861.3.6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center