Physical Description

Morphology

Other Physical Features: ectothermic ; bilateral symmetry

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Sexual Dimorphism

Diverse, often pronounced Sexual Dimorphism, especially in copepods and barnacles; females usually larger than males; dwarf males occur in both groups; female shape often modified for egg brooding; male appendages modified for grasping females and transferring sperm; some males have very large copulatory organs; in copepods, sexes often differ in color.
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Source: Fairbairn, 2013

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Genomic DNA is available from 17 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at British Antarctic Survey and Museum Victoria, Australia and National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Auckland and National Museums Scotland and Queen's University, Belfast
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