Revision of Desmodora with descriptions of new Desmodorids (Nematoda) from hydrothermal vents of the Pacific
Verschelde, D.; Gourbault, N.; Vincx, M. (1998). Revision of Desmodora with descriptions of new Desmodorids (Nematoda) from hydrothermal vents of the Pacific. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 78(1): 75-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315400039977
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154; e-ISSN 1469-7769
In this article four species of Desmodoridae, Desmodora alberti sp. nov., Desmodora marci sp. nov., Desmodorella balteata sp. nov. and Desmodorella spineacaudata sp. nov. (Nematoda: Desmodoridae), are described from hydrothermal vents of the Pacific. The genus Desmodora is revised and lists of valid species are provided; four subgenera are reinstated as genera; Xenodesmodora is regarded as genus inquirendum. Definitions of some morphological structures are given.