Nyctiphanes

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Nyctiphanes
Nyctiphanes australis.jpg
Nyctiphanes australis
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Nyctiphanes

Species [1]

Nyctiphanes is a genus of krill, comprising four species with an anti-tropical distribution.[2] Based on molecular phylogenetic analyses of the cytochrome oxidase gene and 16S ribosomal DNA, Nyctiphanes is believed to have evolved during the Miocene.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Volker Siegel (2011). Siegel V (ed.). "Nyctiphanes Sars, 1883". World Euphausiacea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  2. ^ a b M. Eugenia D'Amato; Gordon W. Harkins; Tulio de Oliveira; Peter R. Teske; Mark J. Gibbons (2008). "Molecular dating and biogeography of the neritic krill Nyctiphanes" (PDF). Marine Biology. 155 (2): 243–247. doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1005-0.