Lampocteis cruentiventer gen. nov., sp. nov.: A new mesopelagic lobate ctenophore, representing the type of a new family (Class Tentaculata, Order Lobata, Family Lampoctenidae, fam. nov.)


G. Richard Harbison1, George I. Matsumoto2* and Bruce H. Robison2

1Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543
2Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Moss Landing, CA 95039


*Corresponding author
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
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Moss Landing, CA 95039-0628
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Bulletin of Marine Science. 2001. 68(2): 299-311.

Running head: Lampocteis cruentiventer, a new mesopelagic ctenophore

Keywords: Ctenophora, new family, new genus, new species, mesopelagic, Lobata, Lampocteis cruentiventer, California

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