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1 April 2006 Ostracoda (Myodocopina) of Tutuila, American Samoa
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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.

Louis S. Kornicker and Elizabeth Harrison-Nelson "Ostracoda (Myodocopina) of Tutuila, American Samoa," Pacific Science 60(2), (1 April 2006). https://doi.org/10.1353/psc.2006.0008
Accepted: 1 July 2005; Published: 1 April 2006
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