Species of the Month – March 2024

March 2024

Latronema whataitai (Nematoda: Selachinematidae) was described by Daniel Leduc and Zeng Zhao from intertidal coarse sand and gravel sediments, Hataitai Beach, Wellington, New Zealand (174.79936°E, 41.30609°S).

Reference: Leduc, D. and Zhao, Z. (2015) Latronema whataitai sp. n. (Nematoda: Selachinematidae) from intertidal sediments of New Zealand, with notes on relationships within the family based on preliminary 18S and D2-D3 phylogenetic analyses. Nematology, 17:941-952.

doi: 10.1163/15685411-00002915.