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Phylogenetic relationships among shrimp-like decapods
Felgenhauer, B.E.; Abele, L.G. (1983). Phylogenetic relationships among shrimp-like decapods, in: Schram, F.R. (Ed.) Crustacean phylogeny. Crustacean Issues, 1: pp. 291-311
In: Schram, F.R. (Ed.) (1983). Crustacean phylogeny. Crustacean Issues, 1. A.A. Balkema: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-6191-231-8. 372 pp., more
In: Schram, F.R. (Ed.) Crustacean Issues. Balkema/CRC Press/Taylor & Francis: Rotterdam. ISSN 0168-6356, more

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  • Felgenhauer, B.E.
  • Abele, L.G.

    Early classifications involving peneids, stenopodids, carideans, and procaridids are reviewed.These shrimp-like decapods have at various times been placed together in one suborder or in three separate suborders. The morphological characteristics of these groups are reviewed with particular reference to the gills, protocephalic skeleton, and foregut. We conclude that Dendrobranchiata (Peneoidea and Sergestoidea), Stenopodidea, and Procaridoidea represent independent evolutionary lines. We suggest that the Caridea is a heterogeneous group that should be re-examined.

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