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Brief Summary

Comprehensive Description

Diagnostic Description

    Morphology
    provided by World Register of Marine Species
    • No free telson.
    • Uropod inner ramus of two articles, rarely uniarticulate.
    • Male pleopods, 2 pairs, rarely 1 or 0, without external process on inner ramus.
    • Number free thoracic somites never reduced.
    • Exopods on maxillipeds and the following combinations of pereopods: in the male, 1-4, rarely 1-2; in the female, 1-3, rarely 1-2.
    • Mandible truncate, lacking section dorsal to molar.
    • Branchial apparatus without gill plates or supports.