Key to families     

Key to families of Cumacea

2(b). Second antenna of male with short articles in main flagellum. Pleopods usually present =>

3. Process on pleopod endopod?

3(a). Male with 5 pairs of pleopods (rarely with 3, 2 or none). Pleopod endopod bears a process. Thoracic segments usually reduced.

3(b). Male with 2 pairs of pleopods (rarely one or none). Pleopod endopod without a process.No reduction of thoracic segments

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