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The Behavioral Ecology of Crustaceans: A Primer in Taxonomy, Morphology, and Biology

Martin Thiel and J. Emmett Duffy

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A key feature of crustaceans important in their social and sexual evolution is the presence of supernumerary appendages that are modified for a variety of functions. Claws are employed in agonistic ... More


Functional Morphology and Diversity

Les Watling and Martin Thiel (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Crustaceans are increasingly used as model organisms in all fields of biology, including neurobiology, developmental biology, animal physiology, evolutionary ecology, biogeography, and resource ... More


Functional Anatomy of the Reproductive System

Laura S. Lόpez Greco

in Functional Morphology and Diversity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter briefly describes the diversity in the functional morphology of the crustacean reproductive organs from both macroscopic and microscopic approaches. The genital ducts in both females and ... More


Introduction

NOMI ERTESCHIK-SHIR and TOVA RAPOPORT

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

How much of variations in verbal meaning, aspectual (Aktionsart) interpretation, and thematic information are actually contributed by the syntactic structure itself? And if all this information can ... More


On the division of labor between roots and functional structure

Artemis Alexiadou and Terje Lohndal

in The Verbal Domain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767886
eISBN:
9780191821738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767886.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter argues that there is a typology of languages according to how much meaning a root encodes independently of its syntactic categorization. This typology is illustrated by an in-depth ... More


Bioluminescence and Luring

Theodore W. Pietsch

in Oceanic Anglerfishes: Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255425
eISBN:
9780520942554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255425.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the internal anatomy, functional morphology, and luminescence of ceratioids, along with the biological significance of bioluminescence in these fishes. Specialized structures ... More


The Sthenurine Radiation

Gavin J. Prideaux

in Systematics and Evolution of the Sthenurine Kangaroos

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098459
eISBN:
9780520916050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098459.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines sthenurine radiation in Australia during the late Cenozoic period. It reviews the climatic and vegetational regimes prevailing immediately prior to and during sthenurine ... More


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