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Cumacea taxon details

Nannastacidae Bate, 1866

110383  (


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
  • No free telson.

  • Uropod inner ramus uniarticulate.

  • Male pleopods absent.

  • Number free thoracic somites rarely reduced.

  • Exopods on maxillipeds and the following combinations of pereopods: in the male, 1-4, rarely 1-3 or 1-2; in the female, 1-2, rarely 1-3, absent from all, or absent from third maxillipeds and present on pereopods 1-2.

  • Mandible naviculoid or with various degrees of reduction of the section dorsal to the molar.
  • Branchial apparatus without gill plates, with or without gill supports.
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