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Six new species of the genus Diplopeltula (Nematoda: Diplopeltidae) with remarks on the heterogeneity of the taxon
Vincx, M.; Gourbault, N. (1992). Six new species of the genus Diplopeltula (Nematoda: Diplopeltidae) with remarks on the heterogeneity of the taxon. Hydrobiologia 230(3): 165-178. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/BF00036563
In: Hydrobiologia. Springer: The Hague. ISSN 0018-8158
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Keywords
    Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegialoalaimidae Lorenzen, 1981 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltidae Filipjev, 1918 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltoides Gerlach, 1962 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula Gerlach, 1950 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula belgica Vincx, 1992 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula curta Vincx, 1992 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula indica Gerlach, 1962 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula nellyae Vincx & Gourbault, 1992 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula pulchra Vincx & Gourbault, 1992 [WoRMS]; Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopeltula striolata Vincx & Gourbault, 1992 [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    marine nematodes; Diplopeltula; Diplopeltidae; taxonomy; new species

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  • Gourbault, N.

Abstract
    Six new Diplopeltula species are described: D. pulchra sp.n., D. belgica sp.n., D. striolata sp.n. and D. curta sp.n. (Southern Bight of the North Sea), D. nellyae sp.n. and S. pumila sp.n. (New Caledonia). Diplopeltula indica Gerlach, 1962 is redescribed from Guadeloupe (FWI). Based on the examination of these seven Diplopeltula species, the genus has been reappraised. The systematic position of the other genera of the Diplopeltidae Filipjev, 1918 is also discussed. Diplopeltoides Gerlach, 1962 is moved from the Aegialoalaimidae Lorenzen, 1981 to the Diplopeltidae.

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