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IN a recent publication on the Crustacea of Ireland, “Decapoda Reptantia of Ireland,” Part I., by C. M. Selbie (Fisheries, Ireland, Sci. Invest., 1914, I. (1914)), the question of whether the peculiar forms known as Eryonicus are larvae of the crayfish-like deep-sea crustaceans Polycheles is answered to the effect that they are independent animals constituting a genus related to Polycheles.

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SUND, O. Eryonicus-Polycheles. Nature 95, 372 (1915) doi:10.1038/095372a0

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