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New and little known marine nematodes from a Scottish sandy beach

Warwick, R.M. and Platt, H.M. (1973) New and little known marine nematodes from a Scottish sandy beach. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 14 (2). pp. 135-158.


13 spp of freeliving marine nematodes from the sandy beach at Firemore Bay, Wester-Ross, Scotland, are described. Amongst these the authors have proposed one gen.n., Gairleanema, with the type sp G /anagremilae gen et sp.n. 11 others are sp.n.referable to existing gen: Odontophora exharena sp.n., Theristus (Daptonema) gelana sp.n., Cobbia caledonia sp.n., Gonionchus inaequalis sp.n., Xyala smo sp.n., Siphonolaimus ewensis sp.n., Metachromadora (Bradylaimus) scotlandica sp.n., Microlaimus acinaces sp.n., Dasynemella albaensis sp.n., Rhabdodemania imer sp.n., and Triliptium parisetum sp.n. 1 sp (Trefusia zostericola Allgen. 1933) is redescribed, since it was hitherto poorly known.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Station Biologique de Roscoff
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