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Synonyms for sandhopper

small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas

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Life history of the sandhopper Pseudorchestoidea brasiliensis (Amphipoda) in sandy beaches with contrasting morphodynamics.
We investigated temperature-induced MEs on the offspring size of the South African sandhopper Talorchestia capensis (Dana, 1853) (Amphipoda, Talitridae).
Sandhoppers are direct-developing amphipods, with the juveniles being released into the maternal environment after a period of active parental care (Morritt and Spicer, 1996; Thiel, 1999).
Although we did not explicitly investigate the adaptive aspect of the temperature-mediated maternal effects, we have provided a first step toward understanding the adaptive significance of temperature-induced maternal effects in sandhoppers.
Reproduction of the sandhoppers Talorchestia capensis (Dana) (Amphipoda, Talitridae).
Intracerebral ocelli in an amphipod: extraretinal photoreceptors of the sandhopper Talitrus saltator (Crustacea, Amphipoda).
The orientation of the sandhopper Talitrus saltator during a partial solar eclipse.
Green land and blue sea: a coloured landscape in the orientation of the sandhopper Talitrus saltator (Montagu) (Amphipoda, Talitridae).
Despite clear reports on the importance of vision in the orientation of sandhoppers, investigations on their visual capacity are not numerous and often have a preliminary character.
To assess whether sandhoppers are able to respond to UV light, behavioral trials were performed in the dark.
New sandhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the Gulf coast of the United States.
Non-migrators, such as some bacteria, amphipod sandhoppers, newts, and the American alligator (Milius 2004), use it as well.
These include some migrators--salmon, tuna, some birds--and also bacteria, amphipod sandhoppers, newts, and the American alligator.
On the lunar orientation of sandhoppers (amphipoda talitridae).
Local distributions of sandhoppers and landhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) in the coastal zone of western Tasmania.