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

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

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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.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: Systematics, Pareledone felix, Octopodidae, Molecular phylogeny, Antarctic Peninsula; R.V. Polarstern; ANTARKTIX XVII/3; ANTARKTIS XIV/2; ANTARKTIS XIX/3
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB3 Marine Ecology > FB3-EV Marine Evolutionary Ecology
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1007/s00300-006-0248-9
ISSN: 0722-4060
Projects: Future Ocean
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2008 16:51
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 20:23
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/6975

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