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Family Gammaridae - Scuds

 
 
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Identification manual for the marine Amphipoda: (Gammaridea), I. Common coral reef and rocky bottom amphipods of south Florida
By Thomas J.D.
Dept Envir. Prot., Tallahassee. 83 pp., 1993

A Phylogeny and Classification of the Senticaudata, subord. nov.
By Lowry J.K. & Myers A.A.
Zootaxa 3610(1): 001-080, 2013

A Practical Guide to the Marine Animals of Northeastern North America
By Pollock L.W.
Rutgers University Press, 1998
Covers marine animals from dolphins to ctenophores and flatworms in impressive detail.

The Arthrostraca of Connecticut
By Kunkel B.W.
Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1918
Available online from Biodiversity Heritage Library.

A very useful guide to the Peracarida of southern New England. The taxonomy is of course very outdated and the key is missing a number of species described in the nearly 100 years since its publication but it has nonetheless proved very useful to me in my attempts to identify Peracaridans.

Haustoriidae of New England (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
By Bousfield E.L.
Proceedings of the United States National Museum 117(3512): 159-239, 1965
Haustoriidae has since been split into several families. The species keyed out here are now placed in Haustoriidae, Bathyporeiidae, Pontoporeiidae, and Priscillinidae. Online here.

An illustrated identification guide to the nearshore marine and estuarine Amphipoda of Florida, Vols. 1-5
By LeCroy S.E. 2000-2011
Dept Envir. Prot., Tallahassee. 816 pp.
Full text: vol. 1 (Families Gammaridae, Hadziidae, Isaeidae, Melitidae, Oedicerotidae) | vol. 2 (Ampeliscidae, Amphilochidae, Ampithoidae, Aoridae, Argissidae, Haustoriidae) | vol. 3 (Bateidae, Biancolinidae, Cheluridae, Colomastigidae, Corophiidae, Cyproideidae, Dexaminidae) | vol. 4 (Anamixidae, Eusiridae, Hyalellidae, Hyalidae, Iphimediidae, Ischyroceridae, Lysianassidae, Megaluropidae, Melphidippidae) | vol. 5 (Leucothoidae, Liljeborgiidae, Neomegamphopidae, Ochlesidae, Phliantidae, Phoxocephalidae, Platyischnopidae, Pleustidae, Podoceridae, Pontoporeiidae, Sebidae, Stenothoidae, Synopiidae, Talitridae)

Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota: Biodiversity
By Darryl L. Felder, David K. Camp
Texas A&M University Press, 2009

The Nature Of Alaska, An Introduction to Familiar Plants, Animals & Outstanding Natural Attractions.
By Kavanagh, J.
Waterford Press Inc. Tampa, Florida. 175 pp., 2016
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Kavanagh, J. 2016. The Nature Of Alaska, An Introduction to Familiar Plants, Animals & Outstanding Natural Attractions. 2nd Ed. Waterford Press Inc. Tampa, Florida. 175 pp.

This beautifully illustrated field guide highlights more than 325 familiar plants and animals.

brief section on Crustacea is relevant to our purposes...

 
 
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