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Title: A cladistic re-assessment of the Polycystis species complex (Polycystididae, Eukalyptorhynchia)
Authors: ARTOIS, Tom
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: HYDROBIOLOGIA, 383. p. 97-102
Abstract: The taxonomy of the genus Polycystis Kolliker, 1845 sensu Schockaert & Karling, 1975 is discussed. Character analysis reveals the monophyletic state of the three species groups these authors defined within it. As no synapomorphies for the three groups can be found, the genus is split in three genera: Polycystis Kolliker, 1845, Macrorhynchus Graff, 1882 and Paulodora Marcus, 1948. The systematic position of Macrorhynchus yaganus (Marcus, 1954) Evdonin, 1977 is also discussed, resulting in the erection of the new genus Marcusia gen. n.
Notes: Limburgs Univ Ctr, Dept SBG, Res Grp Zool, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.Artois, TJ, Limburgs Univ Ctr, Dept SBG, Res Grp Zool, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/3142
DOI: 10.1023/A:1003435727011
ISI #: 000078947200013
ISSN: 0018-8158
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2000
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