Contributions to Zoology, 67 (2) 79-123 (1997)

Carcinization in the anomura - fact or fiction? I. Evidence from adult morphology

Patsy A. McLaughlin , Rafael Lemaitre

Western Washington University, Shannon Point Marine Center , Anacortes, Washington, U.S.A.

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Department of Invertebrate Zoology , Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Keywords: Carcinization, Anomura, Paguroidea, Galatheoidea, Hippoidea, Lomoidea, Paguridae, Lithodidae, adult morphology, phylogeny