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Cumacea taxon details

Lampropidae Sars, 1878

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marine, terrestrial
Watling, L.; Gerken, S. (2018). World Cumacea Database. Lampropidae Sars, 1878. Accessed at: on 2018-04-25
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2005-05-02 07:36:34Z

basis of record Watling, L. (2001). Cumacea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 308-310 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Martin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA). 124 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
  • Telson present, of medium or large size, with 3 or more terminal setae, rarely with only 1.
    Uropod inner ramus three-articulate.

  • Male pleopods 3 or 0 pairs, with external process on inner ramus; female pleopods present in one species.

  • Number free thoracic somites never reduced.

  • Exopods on maxillipeds and the following combinations of pereopods: in the male 1-4; in the female, 2 + 2 rudimentary, rarely 1 or 1 + 1 rudimentary.

  • Mandible naviculoid, with large section dorsal to molar.

  • Branchial apparatus with narrow gill plates.
  •  [details]

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