Corallanidae

Corallanidae

[‚kä·rə′lan·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of sometimes parasitic, but often free-living, isopod crustaceans in the suborder Flabellifera.
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falcata, there was also a positive correlation of the prevalence of Corallanidae with water oxygen, temperature and pH levels.
Although Excoraiiana Stebbing, 1904 are Corallanidae that occur predominantly in marine environments substrates (Delaney, 1989), they have also been reported parasitizing a few species of marine Teleostei and Chondrichthyes (Williams-Jr & Bunkley-Williams, 1994; Semmens et al., 2006).
Isopods of the genus Excorallana Stebbing, 1904 from the Gulf of California, Mexico (Crustacea, Isopoda, Corallanidae).
Phylogeny and biogeography of the marine isopod Family Corallanidae (Crustacea, Isopoda, Flabellifera).
Excorallana Stebbing, 1904 (Corallanidae) are isopods consisting of 24 species (Schotte, 2014) occurring predominantly in marine environments of tropical and subtropical latitudes (Guzman et al., 1988; Delaney 1989).
Since homogeneous conditions among environmental parameters in the Amazon region are uncommon, additional studies using more than one seasonal cycle must be conducted to better comprehend the biology and ecology of this Corallanidae in fresh water.
A new species of Excorallana Stebbing (Crustacea: Isopoda: Corallanidae) from the Pacific coast of Mexico, and additional records for E.
Classification Habitat* Family Sphaeromatidae Paradella quadripunctata (Menzies and Glynn, 1968) 2 Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866 3 Sphaeroma quadridentata Say, 1818 3 Family Corallanidae Excorallana sp.