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Paralubbockia

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Paralubbockia longipedia is a species of copepod, and the only member of the family Paralubbockiidae. The family is characterised by the ventral position of the fifth legs, the possession of a separate maxillary palp, and the form of the endopods of the legs and antennae. The closest relatives of Paralubbockia are the family Oncaeidae.[1] Initially placed among the Poecilostomatoida, Paralubbockia is now considered part of the Cyclopoida.[2]

References

  1. ^ Geoff Boxshall & Rony Huys (1989). "New family of deep-sea planktonic copepods, the Paralubbockiidae (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida)". Biological Oceanography. 6 (2): 163–173.
  2. ^ T. Chad Walter (2010). T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall (ed.). "Paralubbockiidae". World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
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Paralubbockia: Brief Summary

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Paralubbockia longipedia is a species of copepod, and the only member of the family Paralubbockiidae. The family is characterised by the ventral position of the fifth legs, the possession of a separate maxillary palp, and the form of the endopods of the legs and antennae. The closest relatives of Paralubbockia are the family Oncaeidae. Initially placed among the Poecilostomatoida, Paralubbockia is now considered part of the Cyclopoida.

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