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Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) from Japan. II. Tanaidomorpha from the East China Sea, the West Pacific Ocean and the Nansei Islands
The Japanese shallow water fauna of tanaidomorphan Tanaidacea are examined. Seven new species Tumidochelia knighti, Mesotanais birdi, Leptognathia bamberi, Typhlotanais magdalensis, TyphlotanaisExpand
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Symbiosis Of Planktonic Copepods And Mysids With Epibionts And Parasites In The North Pacific: Diversity And Interactions
Branchiurans of the genus Argulus Muller, 1785 are ectoparasites of freshwater and marine fishes. This genus comprises more than 120 species, which accounts for about 85% of the known species in theExpand
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Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) from Japan III. The deep trenches; the Kurile-Kamchatka Trench and Japan Trench
Examination of the tanaidacean fauna of the Kurile-Kamchatka Trench and the Japan Trench, from the surrounding edges of the trench to the hadal depths, revealed 21 new species, belonging to theExpand
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Prodajus curviabdominalis n. sp. (Isopoda: Epicaridea: Dajidae), an ectoparasite of mysids, with notes on morphological changes, behaviour and life-cycle
Adults and larvae of a new ectoparasitic isopod, Prodajus curviabdominalis n. sp., are described from the mysid Siriella okadai Ii collected from the Seto Inland Sea, western Japan. The adult femaleExpand
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Toxicity Assessment of the Xanthid Crab Demania cultripes from Cebu Island, Philippines
Several cases of poisoning resulting in human fatalities and stemming from the ingestion of coral reef crabs have been reported from the Indo-Pacific region. We assessed the toxicity of theExpand
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Landscape versus local factors shaping butterfly communities in fragmented landscapes: Does host plant diversity matter?
Conversion of terrestrial land for the purposes of agriculture and urban development continues to result in loss and fragmentation of natural habitats. In this study, we focus on butterflies andExpand
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Bathygnathia from Japan (Isopoda, Gnathiidae) with description of a new species
[A new species, Bathygnathia japonica n. sp. is described and B. affinis Birstein, 1963 redescribed and figured. Bathygnathia japonica differs from its congeners primarily by having mandibles lackingExpand
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Epimeria abyssalis sp. n. from the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Epimeriidae)
Abstract A new deep-sea epimeriid, Epimeria abyssalis is described from the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench, in the northwestern Pacific. This species differs from its congeners in having a short rostrum andExpand
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