Morphology of Mandible and Lateralia in Six Endemic Amphipods (Amphipoda, Gammaridea) from Lake Baikal, in Relation to Feeding

@inproceedings{Mekhanikova2010MorphologyOM,
  title={Morphology of Mandible and Lateralia in Six Endemic Amphipods (Amphipoda, Gammaridea) from Lake Baikal, in Relation to Feeding},
  author={Irina V. Mekhanikova},
  year={2010}
}
The morphology of the mandible and stomach lateralia in some Lake Baikal amphipods has been investigated in regard to their food preference. Six species of endemic amphipods with different life styles (so-called “life forms”) have been studied by means of light and scanning electron microscopy. The modifications of the mandible are attributed to the food resources used. The position of the incisor and lacinia mobilis, their width and length, the structure of the triturative area of the molar… CONTINUE READING

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