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Syrticola flandricus n.g., n.sp., a harpacticoid copepod from the Southern Bight of the North Sea
Willems, K.A.; Claeys, D. (1982). Syrticola flandricus n.g., n.sp., a harpacticoid copepod from the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Crustaceana 43(1): 1-8
In: Crustaceana. Brill Academic Publishers: Leyden. ISSN 0011-216X
Peer reviewed article

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  • Willems, K.A.; Claeys, D. (1982). Syrticola flandricus n.g., n.sp., a harpacticoid copepod from the Southern Bight of the North Sea, in: (1982). IZWO Coll. Rep. 12(1982). IZWO Collected Reprints, 12: pp. chapter 21, more

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Keywords
    New genera; New species; Copepoda [WoRMS]; Syrticola flandricus Willems & Claeys, 1982 [WoRMS]; ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Willems, K.A.
  • Claeys, D.

Abstract
    During a comprehensive study of the macro- and meiobenthos of the Kwintebank, a sandbank in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, eleven female specimens of a cylindropsyllid, belonging to a new genus, were collected from one of the stations sampled. The station's coordinates are 51°18'00''N 2°40'10''E.
    The sediment at this stations is a pure, very well sorted, coarse sand (median grain size: 517 µm; sorting: 0.24; mud<63µm: 0%) with a harpacticoid community similar to the Leptastacus laticaudatus-Paramesochra helgolandica- community from the "Open Sea" Zone described by Govaere et al. (1980). All specimens have been deposited at the "Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen", Vautierstraat 31, B-1040 Brussels, under no. I.G. 26228.

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