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Speleophriidae

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Speleophriidae is a family of copepods, comprising seven genera.[1] All are restricted to anchialine caves, with the exception of Archimisophria, which is found in the hyperbenthos of the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.[2] The seven genera are:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Geoff Boxshall (2010). Walter TC, Boxshall G (eds.). "Speleophriidae". World of Copepods database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 3, 2011.
  2. ^ Geoff A. Boxshall & Damià Jaume (1999). "On the origin of misophrioid copepods from anchialine caves" (PDF). Crustaceana. 72 (8): 957–963. doi:10.1163/156854099503852. hdl:10261/55911. JSTOR 20106212.
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Speleophriidae: Brief Summary

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Speleophriidae is a family of copepods, comprising seven genera. All are restricted to anchialine caves, with the exception of Archimisophria, which is found in the hyperbenthos of the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. The seven genera are:

Archimisophria Boxshall, 1983 Boxshallia Huys, 1988 Expansophria Boxshall & Iliffe, 1987 Huysia Jaume, Boxshall & Iliffe, 1998 Protospeleophria Jaume, Boxshall & Iliffe, 1998 Speleophria Boxshall & Iliffe, 1986 Speleophriopsis Jaume & Boxshall, 1996
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