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Taxonomic features and identification of Oxycephalidae (Platysceloidea, Physocephalata, Hyperiidea, Amphipoda)

@inproceedings{Nair1995TaxonomicFA,
  title={Taxonomic features and identification of Oxycephalidae (Platysceloidea, Physocephalata, Hyperiidea, Amphipoda)},
  author={K. K. C. Nair},
  year={1995}
}
Oxycephalidae is a group of curious holoplanktonic crustaceans. They are common in the plankton of the offshore waters of the tropical and subtropical regions. Carcinologists have taken to this group only recently inspite of their abundance, probably because of the high variability of morphological features which make specific identification difficult. This contribution endeavours to elucidate and combine available information together with detailed illustrations for easy identification of the… 

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