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A new pedunculate cirripede (Thoracica, Heteralepas) from the Northeast Atlantic Ocean

René-Pierre CARRIOL

en Zoosystema 20 (3) - Pages 505-509

Published on 27 October 1998

A new species of Heteralepas is described from waters of 300 m at Meteor Seamount, south of the Azores, in the Northeast Atlantic ocean. This species possesses a peduncle longer than the capitulum, a carinal crest without protuberances and continuing onto the peduncle, and it lacks scuta.

Keywords :

Crustacea, Cirripedia, Thoracica, taxonomy, Meteor Seamont, Northeast Atlantic.