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Taxonomic characters in the morphology of the genus Eurycope (Isopoda Asellota), with a redescription of Eurycope cornuta G.O. Sars
Wilson, G.D.F.; Hessler, R.R. (1980). Taxonomic characters in the morphology of the genus Eurycope (Isopoda Asellota), with a redescription of Eurycope cornuta G.O. Sars. Cah. Biol. Mar. 21(3): 241-263
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723, more
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  • Wilson, G.D.F., more
  • Hessler, R.R.

Abstract
    The natatory asellotes of the family Eurycopidae often dominant collections of deep-sea isopods. The central genus of this family, Eurycope, contains a large number of morphologically diverse species, thus indicating a need for an extensive revision. This paper presents the necessary methodology and a discussion of taxonomic characters, many of which have often been ignored in recent literature. E. cornuta , the type species collected from Norway and off New England, is used as the main example.

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