Abstract

Three species (two new) of myodocopid Ostracoda are reported from Tutuila, American Samoa: Paravargula trifax Kornicker, 1991; Cypridina mellentini Kornicker & Harrison-Nelson, n. sp.; and Asteropterygion samoa Kornicker & Harrison-Nelson, n. sp. Only C. mellentini was abundant. The genus Asteropterygion is reported for the first time from a southwestern central Pacific island. Paravargula trifax had been reported previously from Enewetak.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1534-6188
Print ISSN
0030-8870
Pages
pp. 243-259
Launched on MUSE
2006-01-26
Open Access
No
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