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Nemopsis mianzani n. sp. (Hydrozoa, Bougainvilliidae), a new hydromedusa from central Chile



The genus Nemopsis, a bougainvillid hydrozoan with a dominant medusa phase, currently includes three species (Nemopsis bachei, N. dofleini and N. hexacanalis), all characterized by the presence of a pair of club-shaped tentacles in the median portion of the marginal bulbs. In this paper, we describe a fourth species, based on the medusa collected off Dichato, central Chilean coast.



Gelatinous zooplankton, Hydroidolina, Hydrozoa, Medusozoa, Southeastern Pacific

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