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On some Cuban species of the genus Longior Travassos & Kloss, 1958 (Oxyurida, Hystrignathidae), with description of a new species

By Jans Rodríguez and Nayla Rodríguez

Abstract

Longior zayasi Coy, García & Alvarez, 1993 is established as incertae sedis because the males (declared as the holotype) are inconsistent with the generic diagnosis, particularly in relation to the morphology of the head and tail. Thus, the females of L. zayasi species (which agree with the generic diagnosis) are renamed and re-described as L. longior Morffe & García sp. n. We also described males found in the sample and considered as conspecific with the new species. A comparative table with the measurements of the most of the records of L. longior is given. The male of L. similis Morffe, García & Ventosa, 2009 is described from the type locality of the species and compared with the known males of the genus. A key to the females of the Cuban Longior is given

Topics: Nematoda, Oxyurida, Hystrignathidae, Passalidae, <i>Longior</i>, <i>Passalus</i>, Cuba, new species, Zoology, QL1-991, Science, Q
Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.3897/zookeys.78.958
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:757035b0036a486aa3a698e9b6427d0c
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