Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

A new species of Chasmatopontius (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Dirivultidae) from a hydrothermal vent field in the Tofua Arc, southwestern Pacific Ocean

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Crustaceana

A new species of siphonostomatoid copepod is described from a hydrothermal vent in the Tofua Arc of the southwestern Pacific at a depth of 1018 m. Chasmatopontius inflatus sp. nov. (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Dirivultidae) is defined and illustrated from specimens isolated from washings of invertebrates including gastropods, bivalves, and crustaceans collected from a hydrothermal vent field. A brief description of its habitat is presented. This new species can be distinguished from C. thescalus, the only known congener, by the greatly expanded mediodistal seta of the caudal ramus in the female, the three-segmented endopod of the female maxilliped, the smaller female body, not exceeding 0.9 mm in length, and the unique shape of the female genital double-somite.

Affiliations: 1: 1Deep-sea and Seabed Resources Research Division, Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Gyeonggi-do 426-744, South Korea; 2: 2Department of Biology, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung 210-702, South Korea

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/15685403-00003179
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/15685403-00003179
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/15685403-00003179
2013-01-01
2016-12-05

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Crustaceana — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation