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Type: Article
Published: 2015-10-05
Page range: 442–446
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A redescription of Chaetonotus (Primochaetus) veronicae Kånneby, 2013 (Gastrotricha: Chaetonotidae)

Department of Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, PO Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden.
Gastrotricha Chaetonotidae


Gastrotricha are microscopic metazoan animals common to both freshwater and marine environments. A re-examination of Chaetonotus (Primochaetus) veronicae Kånneby, 2013, described from northern Sweden, revealed an important diagnostic character (bifurcated spines) that had been overlooked in the original description (Kånneby 2013).