Diversity, ecology and evolution of groundwater copepods

@article{Galassi2009DiversityEA,
  title={Diversity, ecology and evolution of groundwater copepods},
  author={D. Galassi and R. Huys and J. Reid},
  journal={Freshwater Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={691-708}
}
Summary 1. With few exceptions, copepods dominate over other crustacean and non-crustacean invertebrate groups in ground water. They have colonised a vast array of habitats in continental ground waters, where they are represented by over 1000 species in six orders: Platycopioida, Misophrioida, Calanoida, Cyclopoida, Harpacticoida, Gelyelloida. However, members of only the last four orders entered genuine fresh ground water. 2. Stygobiotic copepods show a wide range of morphological… Expand

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