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Preliminary observations on the mandibles of palaemonoid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonoidea).

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The mandibles of caridean shrimps have been widely studied in the taxonomy and functional biology of the group. Within the Palaemonoidea the mandibles reach a high level of structural diversity reflecting the diverse lifestyles within the superfamily. However, the majority of studies have been restricted to light microscopy, with the ultrastructure at finer levels poorly known. This study investigates the mandible of nine species belonging to six of the recognised families of the Palaemonoide...

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10.7717/peerj.846

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Natural History Museum
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Author
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PeerJ
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Volume:
3
Pages:
e846
Publication date:
2015-03-24
Acceptance date:
2015-03-02
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EISSN:
2167-8359
ISSN:
2167-8359
Language:
English
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pubs:604556
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uuid:89745837-516e-4bc1-a8ee-572cff33a372
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pubs:604556
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604556
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2016-02-17

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