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Bifidochaetus articus

  • Order: CHAETONOTIDA Remane, 1925
    • Suborder: PAUCITUBULATINA d'Hondt, 1971
      • Family: CHAETONOTIDAE Gosse, 1864
        • Subfamily: CHAETONOTINAE Kisielewski, 1991
          • Genus: Bifidochaetus Kolicka & Kisielewski, 2016
            • Species: articus Kolicka & Kisielewski, 2016
scetch
(after (Kolicka & Kisielewski, 2016))
Length ( bottle ):
137 ยตm - 154 ยตm

Width:


Width of the head ( five-lobed ):


ยตm

Length of the furca:


Adhessive tubes:


Pharyx ( cylindrical, terminal bulge ):


Diameter of the mouth ( around ):
unknown

Dorsal scales:
36-45 rows, each with 30-42 triangularly rounded, non-overlapping scales; scales bear a cleft spine (5-11 ยตm)

Ventral scales:
Ventral intercilliary field naked except for posterior end; here 3-5 rows of 5 oval scales each; two terminal plates.

Oecology:
so far only Spitsbergen


Ventral

Internal organization and ventral scaling.

Literatur:

(Kolicka & Kisielewski, 2016)