New Species of the Genus Pseudanthessius from Tropical Waters (Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Pseudanthessiidae)

  • Lee, Jimin (Marine Ecosystem Research Center, Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology) ;
  • Kim, Il-Hoi (Korea Institute of Coastal Ecology)
  • Received : 2021.09.28
  • Accepted : 2021.10.19
  • Published : 2021.10.31


Nine new species of Pseudanthessius are described from tropical waters, five of which from the Philippines (P. boholensis n. sp., P. angustus n. sp., P. firmus n. sp., P. ardius n. sp., and P. lativentris n. sp.), two from Vietnam (P. remicaudatus n. sp. and P. nodosus n. sp.), and one each from Micronesia (P. kosraensis n. sp.) and the Thai coast of the Andaman Sea (P. fossulicolus n. sp.). Pseudanthessius dentatus Kim, 2000 which was known originally from the Korean coast of the Yellow Sea, and P. planus Kim, 2007 originally from the Moluccas, are rediscovered on the Thai coast of the Andaman Sea and the Philippines, respectively.