Invertebrate Department

Micrognathozoa – a new microscopic animal group from Greenland

 

During a field course in arctic biology held on Disko Island, Greenland, a new animal was recorded from a cold spring near Isunngua on the eastern part of the island. The finders Prof. Dr. R. M. Kristensen and Dr. P. Funch named the animal Limnognathia maerski and placed it in a new group called Micrognathozoa.

 

 

 

Follow the links below to read more:  

Finding Limnognathia maerski
Morphology
Ecology
Reproduction
Phylogenetic position

 

 

                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

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