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Studies on Eumalacostraca: A Homage to Masatsune Takeda


Series: Crustaceana Monographs Volume: 17

By: H Komatsu(Editor), J Okuno(Editor), K Fukuoka(Editor)

326 pages, Illustrations

E J Brill

Hardback | Jul 2012 | #203478 | ISBN-13: 9789004202887
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Studies on Eumalacostraca: A Homage to Masatsune Takeda honours an outstanding Japanese carcinologist, Masatsune Takeda (National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan), on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Since 1967, Takeda-sensei ("sensei" is an honourific term for teacher or senior scientist in Japan) has devoted his life to studying the taxonomy of Brachyura and has published 323 papers over a long and illustrious career, and in the process, described 231 new taxa. In Studies on Eumalacostraca: A Homage to Masatsune Takeda, a total of 24 papers have been put together by 40 of his friends and colleagues to honour him. These papers cover a wide diversity of topics on the taxonomy, larval biology, palaeontology and ecology of Brachyura, Caridea, Stenopodidea, Astacidea, Axiidea, Anomura, Amphipoda, Isopoda and Mysida, all groups that Takeda-sensei loved.

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