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Maria, T. F.; Esteves, A. M.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A.; Decraemer, W. (2009). Chromaspirina guanabarensis sp. n.(Nematoda: Desmodoridae) and a new illustrated dichotomous key to Chromaspirina species. Zootaxa. 2092: 21-36.
Maria, T. F.; Esteves, A. M.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A.; Decraemer, W.
Chromaspirina guanabarensis sp. n.(Nematoda: Desmodoridae) and a new illustrated dichotomous key to Chromaspirina species
2092: 21-36
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A new species of Chromaspirina is described from Bica Beach, a polluted beach situated at Ilha do Governador, Guanabara Bay on the coast of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The new species belongs to the group of species within the genus which bears a poorly developed dorsal tooth. The new species is characterized by large body size, conoid tail shape, small acute dorsal tooth, long slender spicules with sclerotised hooked capitulum, and sexual dimorphism of the non-striated part of the tail. A new illustrated dichotomous key to males of species of Chromaspirina is proposed.
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Chromaspirina amabilis (de Man, 1922) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina chabaudi Boucher, 1975 (additional source)
Chromaspirina cobbi (Chitwood, 1938) (additional source)
Chromaspirina crinita Gerlach, 1952 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina dimorpha (Hopper, 1961) accepted as Desmodora dimorpha Hopper, 1961 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina dubia Inglis, 1968 (additional source)
Chromaspirina gerlachi Blome, 1982 (additional source)
Chromaspirina guanabarensis Maria, Esteves, Smol, Vanreusel & Decraemer, 2009 accepted as Spirinia guanabarensis (Maria, Esteves, Smol, Vanreusel & Decraemer, 2009) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015 (original description)
Chromaspirina inaurita Wieser & Hopper, 1967 accepted as Spirinia inaurita (Wieser & Hopper, 1967) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina indica Gerlach, 1963 (additional source)
Chromaspirina inflexa (Wieser, 1954) accepted as Desmodora inflexa Wieser, 1954 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina inglisi Warwick, 1970 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina longisetosa Jensen, 1985 accepted as Bolbolaimus longisetosus (Jensen, 1985) Muthumbi et al., 1995 accepted as Desmodora (Bolbonema) longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) accepted as Bolbonema longisetosum (Jensen, 1985) Verschelde et al., 1998 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina lunatica Gerlach, 1965 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina madagascarensis Gerlach, 1953 accepted as Chromaspirina madagascariensis Gerlach, 1953 (additional source)
Chromaspirina modesta Bussau, 1993 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina multipapillata Jayasree & Warwick, 1977 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina okemwai Muthumbi, Verschelde & Vincx, 1995 accepted as Spirinia okemwai (Muthumbi, Verschelde & Vincx, 1995) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina parapontica Luc & De Coninck, 1959 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina parma Ott, 1972 accepted as Spirinia parma (Ott, 1972) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina paucispira Schuurmans Stekhoven, 1950 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina pellita Gerlach, 1954 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina pellucida (Cobb, 1920) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina punctata (Cobb, 1920) (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina rabosa (Gerlach, 1956) accepted as Bolbonema rabosum (Gerlach, 1956) Leduc & Verschelde, 2015 (additional source)
Chromaspirina renaudae Boucher, 1975 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina robusta Wieser, 1954 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina spinulosa (Wieser, 1959) accepted as Echinodesmodora spinulosa (Wieser, 1959) Blome, 1982 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina thieryi De Coninck, 1943 (taxonomy source)
Chromaspirina vanreuselae Verschelde & Vincx, 1996 (taxonomy source)
Echinodesmodora spinulosa (Wieser, 1959) Blome, 1982 (taxonomy source)
Mesodorus cylindricollis Cobb, 1920 (taxonomy source)