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Observations on some copepoda that live as messmates or commensals with ascidians by Thomas Scott

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Published by Edinburgh Field Naturalist"s and Microscopical Society in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Copepoda

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTransactions of the Edinburgh Field Naturalists" and Microsopical Society, Session 1906-1907.
The Physical Object
Paginationpp. 357-372.
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25266727M
OCLC/WorldCa21922023

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Observations on some copepoda that live as messmates or commensals with ascidians. By Thomas Scott. Topics: Copepoda. Publisher: Edinburgh,Edinburgh Field Naturalist\u27s and Microscopical Society, Year: OAI identifier: oai: Author: Thomas Scott. Observations on some copepoda that live as messmates or commensals with ascidians. View Metadata. By: Scott, Thomas. Publication info: Edinburgh,Edinburgh Field Naturalist's and Microscopical Society, Holding Institution: Smithsonian Libraries. On new and rare crustacea from Scottish waters. Siphonostomatoid copepods live in association with many marine invertebrates all around the world (Gotto ). The siphonostomatoidan family Asterocheridae Giesbrecht, uses a wide range of.   To some extent, this last paper updates and amplifies the earlier work of Monod and Dollfus (a, b, ) on the copepods associated with molluscs in general. 1 1 CLASSIF1:CATION OF ASSOCIATED 1. FORMS AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS SYSTEMATIC Some sort of taxonomic framework, however skeletal, must now be attempted.

Most of these animals live in the branchial sac of the host and are often considered commensals, with the exception of some copepod taxa, which are largely classified as ectoparasites on this. Life cycles and life histories are arguably the most significant functional traits of all organisms (e.g. Stearns ; Roff ; McGill et al. ), and understanding those life cycles and life histories is essential to understanding the autecology and evolution of each organism, as well as its impact on community and ecosystem processes (e.g. Heppell et al. ; McGill et al. ). Other scattered works indicate that some ostracod species of groups other than the Entocytheridae live (most of them facultatively) as commensals or ectoparasites on sponges (Martens and Harrison, ), echinoderms (Schornikov, ; Maddocks, , ), crustaceans (Schornikov, ) and fishes (Bennett et al., ). These works are based. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Images. An illustration of a heart shape Donate. An illustration of text ellipses.

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