Two Species of Copepoda (Poecilostomatoida . Siphonostomatoida) assoicated with Asteroida in Korea

한국산 불가사리에 공생하는 요각류 2 종

  • Published : 1992.06.01


Only four copepod species associated with sea stars have beenknown from the north Pacific . The examination of Korean sea stars for copepod associates revealed two species ; Scottomyzson gibberum and a new species belonging to the genus Synstellicola. Both species are (re) described. S. gibberum , A sole member of the genus hitherto known only from the northeastern Atlantic , is recorded in this report to be associated with various sea stars and distributed widely in Korean seas.