Ultrastructure of spermatozoa of spider crabs, family Mithracidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura): Integrative analyses based on morphological and molecular data

@article{Assugeni2017UltrastructureOS,
  title={Ultrastructure of spermatozoa of spider crabs, family Mithracidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura): Integrative analyses based on morphological and molecular data},
  author={Camila de O Assugeni and Tatiana Magalh{\~a}es and Juan A. Bola{\~n}os and Christopher C Tudge and Fernando Luis Mantelatto and Fernando J Zara},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={2017},
  volume={278},
  pages={1628 - 1646}
}
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 nominal changes and indicated that the family is actually represented by a different number and representatives of genera than previously thought. Here, we provide a comparative description of the ultrastructure of spermatozoa and spermatophores of some species of Mithracidae in a phylogenetic context. The… Expand
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