Contributions to Zoology, 86 (2) – 2017

Aspects of mast building and the fine structure of “amphipod silk” glands in Dyopedos bispinis (Amphipoda, Dulichiidae)

Nikolai Y. Neretin1, Anna E. Zhadan2, Alexander B. Tzetlin3

1.  Pertsov White Sea Biological Station, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, 119991, Leninskie gori 1/12, Moscow, Russia. E-mail: dulichii@yandex.ru

2.  Pertsov White Sea Biological Station, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, 119991, Leninskie gori 1/12, Moscow, Russia

3.  Pertsov White Sea Biological Station, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, 119991, Leninskie gori 1/12, Moscow, Russia. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, 119991, Leninskie gori 1/12, Moscow, Russia

Keywords: amphipod masts,amphipod silk,amphipod whips,Dulichiidae,Dyopedos bispinis,extended parental care,mast building,pereopods 3-4,tegumental glands