PLEUROCOPIDAE Fresi and Schiecke, 1972

Kensley, B & Schotte, M, 2002, New species and records of Asellota from the Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Peracarida: Isopoda), Journal of Natural History 36, pp. 1421-1461: 1435

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1464-5262

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PLEUROCOPIDAE Fresi and Schiecke, 1972
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Family PLEUROCOPIDAE Fresi and Schiecke, 1972   Genus Pleurocope Walker, 1901  

Pleurocope Walker, 1901: 297   ; Kensley and Schotte, 1989: 97.

Diagnosis. Eyes present on lateral extension of cephalon. Antennular agellum of four articles. Antennal agellum of six or seven articles. Mandibular palp lacking. Some pereonites with narrow lobe-like extension laterally, often bearing one or two stout setae. Pereopod 1 subchelate. Pereopods 2–7 with single claw. Coxae of pereopods 5–7 visible in dorsal view. Uropods inserted dorsolaterally on proximal pleon. Pleon tapering posteriorly to acute apex.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Isopoda

Family

Pleurocopidae

Loc

PLEUROCOPIDAE Fresi and Schiecke, 1972

Kensley, B & Schotte, M 2002
2002
Loc

Pleurocope

WALKER, A. O. 1901: 297
1901