Margelopsis gibbesii Male

 

Margelopsis gibbesi (male)

Collected: About 500 m offshore of Assateague Island, VA in early June, 2006, just above the bottom using an epibenthic sled with a 365 µm mesh.

Notes: Margelopsis males lack the buds seen in the females. Males are more rare than females in our collections off of Assateague Island.

 

Collected  by: Bill Johnson, Goucher College.

Identified by Dale Calder, Senior Curator (Invertebrate Zoology) in the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology at the Royal Ontario Museum.