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Unusual characters of this species include the relativel long first antennae with aesthestascs, and the wedge-shaped head. In all other species in thei genera the head is more oval and, except for C. gershwinae sp. nov., the first antennae are without a brush of aesthestascs medially. The eye shape is also unusual, and the eyes occupy less of the lateral part of the head than other species, suggesting that this species may inhabit deeper water than its congeners. [Zeidler, 2003]


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