Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:70
Specimens with Barcodes:68
Species With Barcodes:4
History[edit source | edit]
The first species, Eukrohnia hamata, of this family was identified by Karl Möbius in 1875. The genus was named Eukrohnia by Ritter-Záhony in 1909 after August David Krohn. The whole family was named Eukrohniidae by Takasi Tokioka in 1965. One of the species, Eukrohnia fowleri, is bioluminescent.
Genera[edit source | edit]
- Genus Eukrohnia, with 11 valid species.
References[edit source | edit]
- Tokioka, T. (1965) The taxonomical outline of Chaetognatha. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 12:335-357.
- Thuesen, E. V., F. E. Goetz & S. H. D. Haddock (2010). "Bioluminescent organs of two deep-sea arrow worms, Eukrohnia fowleri and Caecosagitta macrocephala, with further observations on bioluminescence in chaetognaths". The Biological Bulletin 219 (2): 100–111. PMID 20972255.
- Thuesen, Erik V. (2011). Eukrohnia Ritter-Záhony, 1909. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105399 on 2012-04-22
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