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Arenopontia (Neoleptastacus) huysi, sp. nov. (Crustacea, Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from marine interstitial of Montenegro (S.E. Europe)

  • T. Karanovic
Helgoland Marine Research54:00540033.10152


A new species of Arenopontia (Neoleptastacus) is described on the basis of a single female collected from one sandy beach in Montenegro, Adriatic Sea. With the addition of the new species, the subgenus Neoleptastacus now includes 18 species throughout the world. At the end of this paper there is a key for their determination.

Key words CopepodaArenopontiaNeoleptastacusMontenegroTaxonomy