Redescription of Desmotimmia mirabilis (Timm, 1961) (Nematoda, Desmoscolecida, Desmoscolecidae) from South Korea

  • Published : 2008.07.31


Desmotimmia mirabilis (Timm), a rarely known desmoscolecid nematode species, was discovered for the first time from the Yellow Sea off southwestern coast of Korea. This is the third record of the species, and the first report from the northwestern Pacific region. Redescription is prepared on the basis of a male specimen from South Korea.


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