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Ultrastructure of spermatozoa of spider crabs, family Mithracidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura): Integrative analyses based on morphological and molecular data
Recent studies based on morphological and molecular data provide a new perspective concerning taxonomic aspects of the brachyuran family Mithracidae. These studies proposed a series of nominalExpand
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REPRODUCTIVE ASPECTS OF THE SHRIMP CUAPETES AMERICANUS (KINGSLEY, 1878) (CARIDEA, PALAEMONIDAE) FROM BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA
The shrimp Cuapetes americanus is widely distributed in shallow waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting sandy and rocky bottoms, macroalgae, seagrass beds, and mangrove roots. As the lifeExpand
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Taxonomic revision of the speckled crabs, genus Arenaeus Dana, 1851 (Brachyura: Portunidae) based on morphological and molecular data.
The family Portunidae Rafinesque, 1815 presents a series of taxonomic problems such as paraphyletic groups, synonymizations, and unresolved complexes of cryptic species. Arenaeus Dana, 1851,Expand
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Integrative Taxonomic Study of the Purse Crab Genus Persephona Leach, 1817 (Brachyura: Leucosiidae): Combining Morphology and Molecular Data
Marine crabs of the genus Persephona Leach, 1817 are restricted to American waters of the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans. Subfamilial assignment of this taxon has varied between authorsExpand
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DNA sequence database as a tool to identify decapod crustaceans on the São Paulo coastline
Abstract DNA barcoding has emerged as an efficient tool for taxonomy and other biodiversity fields. The vast and speciose group of decapod crustaceans is not an exception in the current scenario andExpand
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Gonadosomatic and Hepatosomatic indexes of the freshwater shrimp Macrobrachium olfersii (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) from São Sebastião Island, Southeastern Brazil
Macrobrachium olfersii is widely known in the western Atlantic coastal region. However, no studies were found relating the variation of energy reserves of the hepatopancreas during the gonads'Expand
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Morphology of the larval stages of Damithrax tortugae (Brachyura: Mithracidae) and its current taxonomical status
Trabajo presentado en el VIII Congresso Brasileiro de Crustaceos (Transicoes evolutivascrustaceos no mar, na agua doce e na terra), celebrado en Bonito (Brasil) del 9 al 12 de noviembre de 2014.
ULTRASTRUCTURE OF SPERMATOZOA OF THE PURSE CRABS PERSEPHONA (LEUCOSIIDAE) FROM THE WESTERN ATLANTIC
Marine crabs of the genus Persephona are restricted to American waters (Atlantic and Pacific), being found from shallow water till 400m deep. Its taxonomy and systematics is quite controversial. SuchExpand
Larval stages of the crab Mithrax tortugae (Brachyura: Mithracidae) with comparisons between all species of Mithrax
ABSTRACT The postembryonic larval stages of Mithrax tortugae are described, illustrated and compared with the described zoeae of other Mithrax species. Mithrax tortugae showed morphological featuresExpand
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