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A new species of Pareledone (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) from Antarctic Peninsula Waters

Allcock, A.L.; Strugnell, J.M.; Prodohl, P.; Piatkowski, U.; Vecchione, M.. 2007 A new species of Pareledone (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) from Antarctic Peninsula Waters. Polar Biology, 30 (7). 883-893. 10.1007/s00300-006-0248-9

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Abstract/Summary

During recent cruises aboard RV Polarstern in the Antarctic Peninsula region, a new species of benthic octopodid was discovered whose generic affinities based on morphological characteristics were uncertain. Molecular sequence analysis of six mitochondrial and nuclear genes allows this species to be placed with confidence within the genus Pareledone. The species is described herein and morphological diagnostic characters are provided for its identification.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1007/s00300-006-0248-9
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Antarctic Funding Initiative Projects
ISSN: 0722-4060
Format Availability: Electronic, Print
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Additional Keywords: Cephalopods, Systematics, Molecular phyologeny
NORA Subject Terms: Zoology
Date made live: 31 Jul 2007 16:45
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/695

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