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Crustacea — Tracheata

  • Peter Ax
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Abstract

Crustacea and Tracheata are adelphotaxa. This is a common hypothesis that I accept and will explain in detail. The hypothesis has been questioned due to ribosomal DNA analysis (FRIEDRICH & TAUTZ 1995) and special congruencies in the compound eyes and nervous system of the Crustacea and Insecta (NILSSON & OSARIO 1997; WHITINGTON & BACON 1997; DOHLE 1997).

Keywords

Sister Group Stem Lineage Trunk Segment Midgut Gland Ground Pattern 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Ax
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  1. 1.Institute for Zoology and AnthropologyUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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