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“Digital inking”: how to make perfect line drawings on computers
Abstract A fast and accurate way for making perfect scientific illustrations is described. A pencil drawing or a photo is scanned. The resulting file is imported into Adobe Illustrator and the lineExpand
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Substituting time-consuming pencil drawings in arthropod taxonomy using stacks of digital photographs
The most time-consuming part of a taxonomic description is making the illustrations. This contribution shows how to save time by omitting the pencil drawings of arthropod appendages and replacingExpand
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Do circum-Antarctic species exist in peracarid Amphipoda? A case study in the genus Epimeria Costa, 1851 (Crustacea, Peracarida, Epimeriidae)
The amphipod genus Epimeria is species rich in the Southern Ocean and at present eight of its 19 species are reported with circum-Antarctic distributions. For the first time, specimens of epimeriidExpand
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Drawing setae the digital way
  • C. Coleman
  • Computer Science, Biology
  • 1 September 2009
How setae are drawn and stored as brushes in Adobe Illustrator . Expand
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Comparative fore-gut morphology of Antarctic Amphipoda (Crustacea) adapted to different food sources
The fore-gut morphology of ten species of Antarctic amphipods utilizing different food sources was investigated. There are considerable differences in shape, relative lengths of the stomachs andExpand
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Comparative Anatomy of the Alimentary Canal of Hyperiid Amphipods
ABSTRACT The foregut and midgut glands of hyperiids are strongly aberrant in comparison with gammaridean amphipods. In hyperiids, the stomach has a reduced filter capability. In the genus Cyllopus,Expand
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The giant cryptic amphipod species of the subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea, Amphipoda)
Amphipods from the genus Niphargus represent an important part of the Western Palearctic subterranean fauna. The genus is morphologically diverse, comprising several distinct ecomorphs bound toExpand
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A new terrestrial talitrid genus from the Philippine Islands (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Talitrida, Talitridae) and the designation of two informal subgroups
Curiotalitrus, a new genus of terrestrial land-hoppers (Amphipoda, Talitridae) is described from rain-forests in the Phil-ippines. Curiotalitrus includes one species: C. curioi (Javier & Coleman,Expand
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Bathypanoploea schellenbergi Holman & Watling, 1983, an Antarctic amphipod (Crustacea) feeding on holothuroidea
Abstract The Antarctic amphipod Bathypanoploea schellenbergi Holman & Watling, 1983 (Stilipedidae) feeds on holothurians. Nine out of 12 examined specimens had exclusively ossicles ofholothurians andExpand
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Taxonomy in times of the taxonomic impediment – examples from the community of experts on amphipod crustaceans
The term “taxonomic impediment” is widely used in the biodiversity literature. The taxonomic impediment consists of several problems: the incomplete knowledge of the largely unknown globalExpand
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