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1 August 2012 New primnoid genus and species (Alcyonacea: Primnoidae) from the southwestern Atlantic
Stephen D. Cairns
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A new genus and species of primnoid octocoral, Heptaprimnoa patagonica, is described from deep water from the cold temperate/Subantarctic region off Argentina and Burdwood Bank. It is distinguished from other primnoid genera by having only seven rows of body wall scales.

Stephen D. Cairns "New primnoid genus and species (Alcyonacea: Primnoidae) from the southwestern Atlantic," Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(2), 180-188, (1 August 2012). https://doi.org/10.2988/11-35.1
Published: 1 August 2012
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KEYWORDS
Alcyonacea
Argentina
new genus
new species
Octocorallia
Primnoidae
Subantarctic
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