Family Pasiphaeidae

Fingers on first pairs of chelae slender and long, their cutting edge pectinate.

Pasiphaea

Genus Pasiphaea

Rostrum a short post-frontal spine;  mandible without a palp; carapace with branchiostegal spine.

Parapasiphae

Genus Parapasiphae

Rostrum a short spinous projection of the front of the carapace; mandible with a palp; no branchiostegal spine.

Genus Pasiphaea

Rostrum a short post-frontal spine;  mandible without a palp; carapace with branchiostegal spine.

Pasiphaea multidentataPasiphaea multidentataPasiphaea sivadoPasiphaea sivadoPasiphaea tardaPasiphaea tarda

Genus Parapasiphae

Rostrum a short spinous projection of the front of the carapace; mandible with a palp; no branchiostegal spine.

Parapasiphae sulcatifronsParapasiphae sulcatifrons

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda

Rostrum short. Mandible with large toothed incisor. 3 maxillipeds with exopods. First 2 pairs of pereopods larger than others, with long chelae and fingers, that are pectinate on cutting edge.

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

The project leader

Academic degree: PhD
Occupation: senior scientist
Workplace: Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO)
Taxonomic group: Gastropoda
E-mail: zakharden@yandex.ru

2. Zimina Olga L.

2. Zimina Olga L.

The project leader

Occupation: scientist
Workplace: Murmansk Marine Biological Institute (MMBI)
Taxonomic group: Malacostraca, Cirripedia, Pycnogonida
E-mail: o.l.zimina@gmail.com

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