crustacea

Summary

Summary: A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).

Top Publications

  1. Prinz A, Bucher D, Marder E. Similar network activity from disparate circuit parameters. Nat Neurosci. 2004;7:1345-52 pubmed
  2. Jenner R. Higher-level crustacean phylogeny: consensus and conflicting hypotheses. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2010;39:143-53 pubmed publisher
    ..In view of the unparalleled morphological diversity of Crustacea, and the likely nesting of Hexapoda somewhere within Crustacea, working out a detailed phylogeny of Tetraconata ..
  3. Stegner M, Richter S. Morphology of the brain in Hutchinsoniella macracantha (Cephalocarida, Crustacea). Arthropod Struct Dev. 2011;40:221-43 pubmed publisher
  4. Shen X, Li X, Sha Z, Yan B, Xu Q. Complete mitochondrial genome of the Japanese snapping shrimp Alpheus japonicus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea): gene rearrangement and phylogeny within Caridea. Sci China Life Sci. 2012;55:591-8 pubmed publisher
    The complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the Japanese snapping shrimp Alpheus japonicus Miers (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) is presented here...
  5. Fritsch M, Richter S. Nervous system development in Spinicaudata and Cyclestherida (Crustacea, Branchiopoda)--comparing two different modes of indirect development by using an event pairing approach. J Morphol. 2012;273:672-95 pubmed publisher
    ..A comparison of both developmental sequences gives us the first indications of the evolutionary transformation which the Cladocera may have undergone from a clam shrimp-like ancestor...
  6. Harvey T, Velez M, Butterfield N. Exceptionally preserved crustaceans from western Canada reveal a cryptic Cambrian radiation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:1589-94 pubmed publisher
    ..The earliest radiation of crustaceans is largely cryptic in the fossil record, but "small carbonaceous fossils" reveal organisms of surprisingly modern aspect operating in an unfamiliar biosphere...
  7. Lörz A, Linse K, Smith P, Steinke D. First molecular evidence for underestimated biodiversity of Rhachotropis (Crustacea, Amphipoda), with description of a new species. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32365 pubmed publisher
    ..This increases the number of described species of Rhachotropis to 60 worldwide. ..
  8. Stemme T, Iliffe T, Bicker G, Harzsch S, Koenemann S. Serotonin immunoreactive interneurons in the brain of the Remipedia: new insights into the phylogenetic affinities of an enigmatic crustacean taxon. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:168 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach allows for a comprehensive neuroanatomical comparison with other crustacean and hexapod taxa...
  9. Audzijonyte A, Pahlberg J, Viljanen M, Donner K, Väinölä R. Opsin gene sequence variation across phylogenetic and population histories in Mysis (Crustacea: Mysida) does not match current light environments or visual-pigment absorbance spectra. Mol Ecol. 2012;21:2176-96 pubmed publisher

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  1. Small H. Advances in our understanding of the global diversity and distribution of Hematodinium spp. - significant pathogens of commercially exploited crustaceans. J Invertebr Pathol. 2012;110:234-46 pubmed publisher
    ..However this is not exclusive, as both Hematodinium species can be found infecting multiple species from same location, as is the case in the English Channel...
  2. Blazewicz Paszkowycz M, Bamber R, Anderson G. Diversity of Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) in the world's oceans--how far have we come?. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e33068 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus the number of species currently recognized is likely to be an order of magnitude too low, and globally the Tanaidacea potentially rival the Amphipoda and Isopoda in diversity. ..
  3. Dambach J, Thatje S, Rödder D, Basher Z, Raupach M. Effects of late-cenozoic glaciation on habitat availability in Antarctic benthic shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46283 pubmed publisher
    ..antarcticus and N. lanceopes and support the hypothesis that habitat contraction at the LGM resulted in a loss of genetic diversity in shallow water benthos...
  4. Kakui K, Katoh T, Hiruta S, Kobayashi N, Kajihara H. Molecular systematics of Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) based on 18S sequence data, with an amendment of suborder/superfamily-level classification. Zoolog Sci. 2011;28:749-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The results for Apseudomorpha were ambiguous: this taxon was monophyletic in the maximum likelihood and Bayesian analyses, but paraphyletic in the maximum parsimony and minimum evolution analyses...
  5. von Reumont B, Jenner R, Wills M, Dell ampio E, Pass G, Ebersberger I, et al. Pancrustacean phylogeny in the light of new phylogenomic data: support for Remipedia as the possible sister group of Hexapoda. Mol Biol Evol. 2012;29:1031-45 pubmed publisher
    ..We also show that selecting data subsets with increased overall signal can help to identify and prevent artifacts in phylogenetic analyses...
  6. Shin S, CHO J, Lee J, Ahn D, Lee H, Park H. Complete mitochondrial genome of the Antarctic amphipod Gondogeneia antarctica (Crustacea, amphipod). Mitochondrial DNA. 2012;23:25-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of a mitogenome sequence of an Antarctic amphipod, and provides insights into the evolution of crustacean mitochondrial genomes, particularly in amphipods...
  7. Williams J, Boyko C. The global diversity of parasitic isopods associated with crustacean hosts (Isopoda: Bopyroidea and Cryptoniscoidea). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35350 pubmed publisher
  8. Schön I, Pinto R, Halse S, Smith A, Martens K, Birky C. Cryptic species in putative ancient asexual darwinulids (Crustacea, Ostracoda). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39844 pubmed publisher
    ..Which factors, other than long-term geographic isolation, are important for speciation processes in these ancient asexuals remains to be investigated. ..
  9. Kubrakiewicz J, Jaglarz M, Iliffe T, Bilinski S, Koenemann S. Ovary structure and early oogenesis in the remipede, Godzilliognomus frondosus (Crustacea, Remipedia): phylogenetic implications. Zoology (Jena). 2012;115:261-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic implications of our findings are discussed...
  10. Oakley T, Wolfe J, Lindgren A, Zaharoff A. Phylotranscriptomics to bring the understudied into the fold: monophyletic ostracoda, fossil placement, and pancrustacean phylogeny. Mol Biol Evol. 2013;30:215-33 pubmed publisher
  11. Olesen J, Haug J, Maas A, Waloszek D. External morphology of Lightiella monniotae (Crustacea, Cephalocarida) in the light of Cambrian 'Orsten' crustaceans. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2011;40:449-78 pubmed publisher
    ..meiofaunal Cephalocarida have played an important role in discussions of the phylogeny and evolution of Crustacea since their discovery in 1955...
  12. Coulaud R, Geffard O, Xuereb B, Lacaze E, Queau H, Garric J, et al. In situ feeding assay with Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea): Modelling the influence of confounding factors to improve water quality biomonitoring. Water Res. 2011;45:6417-29 pubmed publisher
  13. Shen X, Wang H, Ren J, Tian M, Wang M. The mitochondrial genome of Euphausia superba (Prydz Bay) (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Euphausiacea) reveals a novel gene arrangement and potential molecular markers. Mol Biol Rep. 2010;37:771-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, nad2 and nad5 genes may be used as potential molecular markers to study the inherit diversity among different E. superba groups, which would be helpful to the exploitation and management of E. superba resources...
  14. Koenemann S, Jenner R, Hoenemann M, Stemme T, von Reumont B. Arthropod phylogeny revisited, with a focus on crustacean relationships. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2010;39:88-110 pubmed publisher
    ..The application of molecular data to infer a comprehensive phylogeny of Crustacea is still in its infancy, and several emerging results are conspicuously at odds with morphology-based studies...
  15. Audzijonyte A, Daneliya M, Mugue N, Väinölä R. Phylogeny of Paramysis (Crustacea: Mysida) and the origin of Ponto-Caspian endemic diversity: resolving power from nuclear protein-coding genes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;46:738-59 pubmed publisher
    ..The two nuclear protein-coding genes had more congruent rates of evolution, and were about 10-15 times slower than the mitochondrial COI gene...
  16. Chen S, Lin C, Kuo C. In silico analysis of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone family. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2005;7:193-206 pubmed
    ..The pattern of the exon-exon junction within the mature peptide segment is preserved in all CHH family members...
  17. Gentile G, Campanaro A, Carosi M, Sbordoni V, Argano R. Phylogeography of Helleria brevicornis (Crustacea, Oniscidea): old and recent differentiations of an ancient lineage. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;54:640-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Further diversification occurred later. The colonization of the Tuscan archipelago, French, and Italian mainland occurred most recently, but a possible time dependency bias suggests that such colonization was driven by human-transport...
  18. Hartline D, Christie A. Immunohistochemical mapping of histamine, dopamine, and serotonin in the central nervous system of the copepod Calanus finmarchicus (Crustacea; Maxillopoda; Copepoda). Cell Tissue Res. 2010;341:49-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Tracts of immunoreactive fibers of all three amines are prominent in the cephalic region of the nervous system, but some projections into the most posterior thoracic regions have also been noted...
  19. Wirkner C, Richter S. Morphology of the haemolymph vascular system in Tanaidacea and Cumacea: - implications for the relationships of "core group" Peracarida (Malacostraca; Crustacea). Arthropod Struct Dev. 2008;37:141-54 pubmed
    ..These findings might support a closer relationship between the latter two taxa while they show no support for an amphipod/isopod clade...
  20. Jimenez A, Locke B, Kinsey S. The influence of oxygen and high-energy phosphate diffusion on metabolic scaling in three species of tail-flipping crustaceans. J Exp Biol. 2008;211:3214-25 pubmed publisher
  21. Chiou T, Kleinlogel S, Cronin T, Caldwell R, Loeffler B, Siddiqi A, et al. Circular polarization vision in a stomatopod crustacean. Curr Biol. 2008;18:429-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The ability to differentiate the handedness of circularly polarized light, a visual feat never expected in the animal kingdom, is demonstrated behaviorally here for the first time...
  22. Grishanin A, Boikova T, Marshak T, Mel nik N, Naumova E, Zagoskin M, et al. The conservatism of the genome structure of Cyclops kolensis (Copepoda, Crustacea) populations inhabiting Moscow ponds and Lake Baikal. Dokl Biochem Biophys. 2006;408:161-4 pubmed
  23. Taylor A, Hickey T, Prinz A, Marder E. Structure and visualization of high-dimensional conductance spaces. J Neurophysiol. 2006;96:891-905 pubmed
    ..e., linear classifier) analysis. We believe that CBDR will be a useful tool for visualizing the conductance spaces of neuronal models in many systems...
  24. Podsiadlowski L, Bartolomaeus T. Organization of the mitochondrial genome of mantis shrimp Pseudosquilla ciliata (Crustacea: Stomatopoda). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2005;7:618-24 pubmed
    We determined the nearly complete mitochondrial genome of Pseudosquilla ciliata (Crustacea, Stomatopoda), including all protein-coding genes and all but one of the transfer RNAs...
  25. Kleinlogel S, Marshall N. Photoreceptor projection and termination pattern in the lamina of gonodactyloid stomatopods (mantis shrimp). Cell Tissue Res. 2005;321:273-84 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that the R8 cells of MB rows 1-4 are incorporated into the colour vision system formed by R1-R7, whereas the R8 cells of MB rows 5 and 6 form a separate neural channel from R1 to R7 for polarization processing...
  26. Brena C, Liu P, Minelli A, Kaufman T. Abd-B expression in Porcellio scaber Latreille, 1804 (Isopoda: Crustacea): conserved pattern versus novel roles in development and evolution. Evol Dev. 2005;7:42-50 pubmed
    ..Our data show strong plasticity in the use of a key developmental gene and point out the necessity of further research that may end with a revision of the current understanding of its role in animal evolution...
  27. Bode S, Adolfsson S, Lamatsch D, Martins M, Schmit O, Vandekerkhove J, et al. Exceptional cryptic diversity and multiple origins of parthenogenesis in a freshwater ostracod. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;54:542-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Species with mixed reproduction, like the freshwater ostracod (Crustacea) morphospecies Eucypris virens, are a good model to examine these dynamics...
  28. Jiang H, Ren F, Sun J, He L, Li W, Xie Y, et al. Molecular cloning and gene expression analysis of the leptin receptor in the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e11175 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased knowledge of leptin receptor function will enhance our understanding of the physiological roles of leptin in animals...
  29. Regier J, Shultz J, Zwick A, Hussey A, Ball B, Wetzer R, et al. Arthropod relationships revealed by phylogenomic analysis of nuclear protein-coding sequences. Nature. 2010;463:1079-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The discovery that terrestrial insects (Hexapoda) are more closely related to aquatic Crustacea than to the terrestrial centipedes and millipedes (Myriapoda) was an early, if exceptional, success...
  30. Cornet S, Biard C, Moret Y. Variation in immune defence among populations of Gammarus pulex (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Oecologia. 2009;159:257-69 pubmed publisher
  31. Stenderup J, Olesen J, Glenner H. Molecular phylogeny of the Branchiopoda (Crustacea)--multiple approaches suggest a 'diplostracan' ancestry of the Notostraca. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006;41:182-94 pubmed
    The evolutionary history of Branchiopoda (Crustacea) traditionally has attracted considerable interest due to the diversity of the group...
  32. Kilpert F, Podsiadlowski L. The complete mitochondrial genome of the common sea slater, Ligia oceanica (Crustacea, Isopoda) bears a novel gene order and unusual control region features. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:241 pubmed publisher
  33. Tinn O, Oakley T. Erratic rates of molecular evolution and incongruence of fossil and molecular divergence time estimates in Ostracoda (Crustacea). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;48:157-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results illustrate the difficulty in consistently estimating lineage divergence times, even in the presence of a voluminous fossil record...
  34. Parchem R, Poulin F, Stuart A, Amemiya C, Patel N. BAC library for the amphipod crustacean, Parhyale hawaiensis. Genomics. 2010;95:261-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Preliminary analysis suggests that introns are larger and more prevalent in Parhyale than in other arthropods whose genomes have been sequenced, which may partly account for the large genome size in Parhyale...
  35. Edgecombe G. Arthropod phylogeny: an overview from the perspectives of morphology, molecular data and the fossil record. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2010;39:74-87 pubmed publisher
    ..A sister group relationship between Crustacea (itself likely paraphyletic) and Hexapoda is retrieved by diverse kinds of molecular data and is well supported ..
  36. Podsiadlowski L, Bartolomaeus T. Major rearrangements characterize the mitochondrial genome of the isopod Idotea baltica (Crustacea: Peracarida). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006;40:893-9 pubmed
  37. Taylor A, Goaillard J, Marder E. How multiple conductances determine electrophysiological properties in a multicompartment model. J Neurosci. 2009;29:5573-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These methods can be used to understand how multiple currents in any candidate neuron interact to determine the cell's electrophysiological behavior...
  38. Ikemoto T, Tu N, Okuda N, Iwata A, Omori K, Tanabe S, et al. Biomagnification of trace elements in the aquatic food web in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam using stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2008;54:504-15 pubmed
    ..The differences in the biomagnification profile between the major taxa might be attributed to differences in metal accumulation and in detoxification abilities such as possessing a metal-binding protein, e.g., metallothionein (MT)...
  39. Gómez Gutiérrez J, Robinson C, Kawaguchi S, Nicol S. Parasite diversity of Nyctiphanes simplex and Nematoscelis difficilis (Crustacea: Euphausiacea) along the northwestern coast of Mexico. Dis Aquat Organ. 2010;88:249-66 pubmed publisher
    ..simplex individuals. Collinia spp. endoparasitoids must occasionally have a significant influence on population mortality with potential epizootic events...
  40. Browne W, Schmid B, Wimmer E, Martindale M. Expression of otd orthologs in the amphipod crustacean, Parhyale hawaiensis. Dev Genes Evol. 2006;216:581-95 pubmed
    ..The comparative analysis of otd reveals the divergence of gene expression and gene function associated with duplication of this important developmental gene...
  41. Sohn W, Ryu J, Min D, Song H, Rim H, Vonghachack Y, et al. Indochinamon ou (Crustacea: Potamidae) as a new second intermediate host for Paragonimus harinasutai in Luang Prabang Province, Lao PDR. Korean J Parasitol. 2009;47:25-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Eggs were ovoid and bilaterally symmetrical in shape, 79 x 45 microm in average size, and had a uniformly thickened shell. By the present study, it has been confirmed that I. ou is a new second intermediate host for P. harinasutai...
  42. Luchetti A, Scanabissi F, Mantovani B. Molecular characterization of ribosomal intergenic spacer in the tadpole shrimp Triops cancriformis (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Notostraca). Genome. 2006;49:888-93 pubmed
    ..The putative external transcribed spacer (840 bp) shows hairpin structures, as in yeasts, protozoans, Drosophila, and vertebrates...
  43. Khorkova O, Golowasch J. Neuromodulators, not activity, control coordinated expression of ionic currents. J Neurosci. 2007;27:8709-18 pubmed
    ..The loss of conductance coregulation may be a mechanism to facilitate the recovery of function...
  44. Barber P, Erdmann M, Palumbi S. Comparative phylogeography of three codistributed stomatopods: origins and timing of regional lineage diversification in the Coral Triangle. Evolution. 2006;60:1825-39 pubmed
    ..Efforts to conserve biodiversity in the Coral Triangle should work to preserve both existing biodiversity as well as the processes creating the biodiversity...
  45. Cerenius L, Lee B, Soderhall K. The proPO-system: pros and cons for its role in invertebrate immunity. Trends Immunol. 2008;29:263-71 pubmed publisher
  46. Cristescu M, Innes D, Stillman J, Crease T. D- and L-lactate dehydrogenases during invertebrate evolution. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:268 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes the phylogenetic relationships of invertebrate L-LDH and D-LDH with special emphasis on crustaceans, and discusses gene duplication events during the evolution of L-Ldh...
  47. Lin X, Söderhäll I. Crustacean hematopoiesis and the astakine cytokines. Blood. 2011;117:6417-24 pubmed publisher
  48. Vogan C, Powell A, Rowley A. Shell disease in crustaceans - just chitin recycling gone wrong?. Environ Microbiol. 2008;10:826-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, despite extensive studies during the last few decades, the potential links between faecal, heavy metal and insecticide pollution and shell disease are still unclear...
  49. Olesen J. Larval development of Lynceus brachyurus (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Laevicaudata): redescription of unusual crustacean nauplii, with special attention to the molt between last nauplius and first juvenile. J Morphol. 2005;264:131-48 pubmed
    ..A final decision must await a phylogenetic analysis of a more complete set of characters...
  50. Elofsson R, Hessler R. The intestinal musculature of Derocheilocaris typica (Crustacea, Mystacocarida)--a different and unique pattern. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2010;39:242-50 pubmed publisher
    ..intestine of Derocheilocaris typica revealed an organization of the midgut musculature, which is unique in the Crustacea. This species unusual anal skeletomusculature has also not been seen before. The intestinal musculature of D...
  51. Kurtz K, Martínez Soler F, Ausio J, Chiva M. Histones and nucleosomes in Cancer sperm (Decapod: Crustacea) previously described as lacking basic DNA-associated proteins: a new model of sperm chromatin. J Cell Biochem. 2008;105:574-84 pubmed publisher
    ..In the final section we offer an explanation for the necessity of such decondensed chromatin during gamete fertilization of this species...
  52. Ohtsuka S, Boxshall G, Harada S. A new genus and species of nicothoid copepod (Crustacea: Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) parasitic on the mysid Siriella okadai Ii from off Japan. Syst Parasitol. 2005;62:65-81 pubmed
  53. Kellenberger C, Roussel A. Structure-activity relationship within the serine protease inhibitors of the pacifastin family. Protein Pept Lett. 2005;12:409-14 pubmed
    ..Structural data discriminate the small inhibitors that apparently look very similar into two groups. Interestingly, the inhibitors that display species selectivity fall in the same structural group...