Akanthophoreus Sieg, 1986, Sieg, 1986

Bamber, Roger N, Bird, Graham, Błażewicz-Paszkowycz, Magdalena & Galil, Bella, 2009, Tanaidaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from soft-sediment habitats off Israel, Eastern Mediterranean, Zootaxa 2109, pp. 1-44: 11

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Akanthophoreus Sieg, 1986


Genus Akanthophoreus Sieg, 1986  

Remarks. Guerrero-Kommritz (2004) suggested that the genus Akanthophoreus   is a junior synonym of Paraleptognathia Kudinova-Pasternak 1981   , but Bird (2007: p. 123) points out why this synonymy is untenable (and valuably discusses the general confusion in this genus). Equally, the subfamily Akanthophoreinae   sensu Guţu & Sieg 1999   is almost certainly an artificial grouping (e.g., Larsen & Wilson, 2002), and is at present the subject of revisionary study by other tanaidacean workers, but has to be retained herein pending the results of that work.