Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

Austrodecus

 

 

Body stout, and distinctly segmented, with lateral processes close together. Ocular tubercle anteriorly situated, long, with four well-developed eyes.

 

Proboscis immovably articulated to the trunk and ventral in position; long, tapering, slender.

 

Chelifori absent.

 

Palps 6-jointed.

 

Oviger 6-jointed ? no terminal claw.

 

Legs short; genital apertures on the second coxae of all the legs in female. (Male as yet unknown.)

 

 

I have considered the affinities of this and of the succeeding genus in the introduction to this memoir.” (Hodgson 1907, p.52)

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 12 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 12 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 91.5 - 859
  Temperature range (°C): 4.251 - 8.025
  Nitrate (umol/L): 14.242 - 30.254
  Salinity (PPS): 34.065 - 34.456
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.811 - 6.768
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.045 - 1.843
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.024 - 47.204

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 91.5 - 859

Temperature range (°C): 4.251 - 8.025

Nitrate (umol/L): 14.242 - 30.254

Salinity (PPS): 34.065 - 34.456

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.811 - 6.768

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.045 - 1.843

Silicate (umol/l): 4.024 - 47.204
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:7Public Records:1
Specimens with Sequences:5Public Species:1
Specimens with Barcodes:4Public BINs:1
Species:4         
Species With Barcodes:3         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Austrodecus

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Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at Queensland Museum
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Source: Ocean Genome Resource

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