Georgimarinus gen. nov.A New Genus
of the Family Cyclopteridae (Cottoidei)

O. S. Voskoboinikova and M. V. Nazarkin

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, St. Petersburg, 199034 Russia


Received November 27, 2014

Abstract—New genus of cyclopterids, Georgimarinus gen. nov., is established for Eumicrotremus barbatus
(Lindberg et Legeza, 1955). The new genus is characterized by the next unique apomorphies: teeth in the outer
row at symphysis of premaxillae fuse with premaxillae, teeth at symphysis of dentary fuse among themselves
and with dentary, forming the regular cutting edge; there are numerous barbs on the head and body; the bony
plaques located in centers of connective tissue tubercles leaving the edges free.

DOI: 10.1134/S003294521505015X

Keywords: Georgimarinus barbatus, diagnosis, morphological characters

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