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Isopod Systematics and Evolution

1st Edition

Edited by Richard C. Brusca

CRC Press

368 pages

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Hardback: 9789058093271
pub: 2001-06-01
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A look at isopod systematics and evolution, topics confronted include the influence of genetic and extrachromasomal factors on their population rate and a comparison of different species in different habitats.

Table of Contents

Taxonomy, systematics, biogeography; new genera of terrestrial isopods from South America, with remarks on some species; a new species of Politolana from the south Brazilian shelf; families and genera of Isopoda Anthuridea; systematic of the Phreatoicidea; a review of the bopyrid isopods parasitic on thalassinidean decapods; biogeography on the marine Isopoda of the Indian Ocean, with a checklist of species and records; ecology; parental behaviour in the wood-boring isopod Sphaeroma terebrans; depth-size related patterns of marine isopods in the Noerdic Seas; Isopod assemblages on the continental shelf and upper slope from the southwestern Atlantic; origin, age, and evolutionary rate of the microparasellid isopod Microcharon from the ground water of the south-Riffian region (Morocco); the influence of genetic and extrachromosomal factors on population sex ratio in the marine isopod; paracerceis sculpta; morphology; morphology of respiratory organs in South American Oniscidea (Philosciidae); some unusual morphological features of Amazonian fish parasites (Cymothoidae); microscopic anatomy of the integument and digestive system during the molt cycle in Ligia italica (Oniscidae).

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
SCI025000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution