Modiolicola avadeevi, a New Sabelliphilid Copepod (Poecilostomatoida) from a Bivalve in the Sea of Japan

동해의 털담치(이매패류)에 공생하는 요각류 1신종, Modiolicola avdeevi

  • Kim, Il-Hoi (Department of Biology, Kangreung National University)
  • Published : 1995.09.01


A new species of Copepoda, Modiolicola avdeevi (Poecilostomatoida, Sabelliphilidae) associated with the bivalve Modiolus difficilis Kuroda and Habe in the Sea of Japan, is described . Although resembling close to Modiolicola bifidus Tanaka, 1961 in the body form, the new species is distinguished from M.bifidus by the more slender antenna, stouter caudal rami and more slender leg 5.