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Bousfield, E.L. 1991. New Sandhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the Gulf Coast of the United States. Gulf Research Reports 8(3): 271-283. https://aquila.usm.edu/gcr/vol8/iss3/7/

This open-access article includes a useful "Key to North American Genera of Sand-Burrowing Taltridae" - the key is somewhat technical (you have to know the names of the body parts).

For talitrid amphipod morphology, the following paper (also open-acces) gives a great introduction to the morphology, even though it is not focused on the North American fauna:

Fenwick, G. and R. Webber. 2008. Identification of New Zealand's terrestrial amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae). Tuhinga 19:29-56.
available here (or google it):
https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/sites/default/files/tuhinga.19.2008.pt3_.p29-56.fenwick.pdf

Note that Fenwick and Webber (2008) accidentally labeled Uropods 1-3 in reverse order on Figure 1.
https://aquila.usm.edu/gcr/vol8/iss3/7/