Watling, L.; Gerken, S. (2020). World Cumacea Database. Diastylidae Bate, 1856. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=110380 on 2021-01-19
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Diastylidae Bate, 1856. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=110380 on 2021-01-19
basis of recordWatling, L. (2001). Cumacea, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 308-310 (look up in IMIS) [details]
additional sourceMartin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. <em>Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA).</em> 124 pp. (look up in IMIS) [details] Available for editors
additional sourceHayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS) [details]
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Telson present, usually of medium or large size, occasionally small, usually with 2 terminal setae, rarely with none.
Uropod inner ramus of 2 or 3, rarely 1 articles.
Male pleopods 2 pairs, rarely 0, without external process on inner ramus.
Number free thoracic somites never reduced.
Exopods on maxillipeds and the following combinations of pereopods: in the male, 1-4, rarely 1-2; in the female, 2 or 2 + 2 rudimentary, rarely 0 or absent from the third maxillipeds and present on pereopods 1-2.
Mandible usually naviculoid, with large section dorsal to molar, rarely truncate.
Branchial apparatus with narrow or broad gill plates.