Orchestia


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Noun1.Orchestia - type genus of the family OrchestiidaeOrchestia - type genus of the family Orchestiidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
beach flea, sand flea, sand hopper, sandhopper - small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
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CharniauxCotton (1954) associated this gland with the regulation process of male differentiation and spermatogenesis in the amphipod Orchestia gammarella.
The behavioural ecology of two sympatric talitrid species, Talitrus saltator (Montagu) and Orchestia gammarellus (Pallas) on a Tyrrhenian sandy beach dune system.
Charniaux-Cotton, "Decouverte chez un Crustace Amphipode (Orchestia gammarella) d'une glande endocrine responsable de la differenciation des caracteres sexuels primaires et secondaires males," Comptes rendus de l'Academie des sciences (Paris), vol.
Developmental ecophysiology of the beachflea Orchestia gammarellus (Pallas) (Crustacea: Amphipoda).
Since it was firstly identified in Orchestia gammarella by Charniaux-Cotton (1954), more and more evidence showed that AG played a key role in sex differentiation of crustacean [3, 19-24].
Invasion history and distribution of the semi-terrestrial invasive amphipod Orchestia cavimana in the Estonian coastal sea.
Los adultos presentaron una marcada tendencia por los anfipodos del genero Orchestia sp.
Because the amphipod Orchestia gammarella represents one of the more abundant arthropods in west European salt marshes (e.g., Meijer 1980), special attention was paid to this species.
lacustre), as well as animals from the marsh--spiders, insects, amphipods (Orchestia grillus), and snails (Succinea wilsoni)--were frequent prey for mummichog.
The amphipod Orchestia preferred litter over fresh leaves of Borrichia (n=14, P=0.02) and Iva (n=14, P=0.0001), and refused to eat either type of Myrica.
These include one Decapoda (Pagurus villosus Nicolet, 1849), two Amphipoda (Orchestia gayi Nicolet, 1849, Orchestoidea tuberculata Nicolet, 1849), four Isopoda (Oniscus armatus Nicolet, 1849, Porcellio liliputanus Nicolet, 1849, Sphaeroma propinqua Nicolet, 1849, S.