Three New Species of Dicyema (Mesozoa: Dicyemidae) from New Zealand

  1. George A. Llano and
  2. I. Eugene Wallen
  1. Robert B. Short

Published Online: 14 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR017p0231

Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV

Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV

How to Cite

Short, R. B. (1971) Three New Species of Dicyema (Mesozoa: Dicyemidae) from New Zealand, in Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV (eds G. A. Llano and I. E. Wallen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR017p0231

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901176

Online ISBN: 9781118664551

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Keywords:

  • Capsule cells;
  • Cilia;
  • Dicyema;
  • Dicyemid mesozoa;
  • Nematogens;
  • Rhombogens

Summary

Three new species of dicyemid Mesozoa are described from the renal organs of cephalopodh ostsf rom New Zealand waters. Dicyemidsa nd hostsa re Dicyema robsonellaef rom Robsonella dustrails, and D. knoxi and D. maorum from Octopus maorum. This is the second reporto f dicyemidsfr om New Zealanda nd the first for the genusD icyema