A New Marine Nematode Species, Metalinhomoeus ramsarensis (Linhomoeidae Filipjev, 1922) from Kuching Wetland National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia

Cheng, Ann Chen and Shabdin, Mohd Long (2015) A New Marine Nematode Species, Metalinhomoeus ramsarensis (Linhomoeidae Filipjev, 1922) from Kuching Wetland National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia. Borneo Journal of Resource Science and Technology, 5 (1). ISSN 2229-9769

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Abstract

A new marine nematode species from the genus Metalinhomoeus (de Man, 1907) was found in Kuching Wetland National Park (KWNP). The total body size of Metalinhomoeus ramsarensis sp. nov. was extremely long. The head was recorded to be round with four cephalic setae followed by four sub cephalic setae. The inner and outer labial papillae were not clearly observed. An oesophageal bulb was present at the end of the oesophagus. Spicules were known to have central cuticularized strip. Tail of Metalinhomoeus ramsarensis sp. nov. was short and blunt.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Metalinhomoeus, marine nematode, RAMSAR, Sarawak, Kuching Wetland National Park, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 06:59
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 06:59
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/16841

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