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IRONA MELANOSTICTA (ISOPODA: CYMOTHOIDAE): A new record for New Zealand waters, with descriptions of male, female and larval states

A. B. Stephenson
Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum
Vol. 6, No. 4/6 (March 14th, 1969), pp. 427-434
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/42906136
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Abstract

The fish louse Irona melanosticta Schiodte & Meinert is recorded for the first time in New Zealand ; the male state, female state, and two larval stadia being described from New Zealand specimens. Evidence of the occurrence of protandrous hermaphroditism in the species is discussed.

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