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References & Links

References & Links

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Harrison, K. & Holdich, D.M. (1984). "Hemibranchiate sphaeromatids (Crustacea: Isopoda) from Queensland, Australia, with a world‐wide review of the genera discussed", Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 81, no. 4, pp. 275-387.

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Kensley, B. (1998). "Estimates of species diversity of free-living marine isopod crustaceans on coral reefs", Coral Reefs, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 83-88.

Neues, F., Ziegler, A. & Epple, M. (2007). "The composition of the mineralized cuticle in marine and terrestrial isopods: A comparative study", Crystengcomm, vol. 9, no. 12, pp. 1245-1251.

Oguru, C. (1959). "On the physiology of melanophores in the marine isopod, Idotea japonica. I", Endocrinologia japonica, vol. 6, pp. 246.

Poore, G.C.B. (2005). “Peracarida: monophyly, relationships and evolutionary success”, Nauplius, vol. 13, pp. 1–27.

Poore, G.C.B. & Bruce, N. L. (2012)."Global diversity of marine isopods (except asellota and crustacean symbionts)", PloS one, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. e43529.

Ruppert, E., Fox, R. & Barnes, R. (2004). “Invertebrate Zoology: A functional evolutionary approach”, Brooks Cole, Belmont CA.

Tattersall, W. M. (1922).The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Abrolhos Islands (Indian Ocean)- Amphipoda and Isopoda”, Journal of the Linnean Society of London: Zoology, vol. 35, pp. 1-19.

Wetzer, R., Bruce, N., Petcheff, D., Wall, A. & Hiller, A. (2012). “Sphaeromatid Isopods Worldwide” <>