Robert P. Higgins

Robert P. Higgins (1932 – United States), systematic invertebrate zoologist and crustacean ecologist.

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  • Renaud-Mornant, J. and Higgins, R.P., eds., 1975. Occurrence of the genus Tanarctus Renaud-Debyser, 1959 in Northeastern Atlantic waters with a description of T. ramazzotti n. sp. (Arthrotardigrada). Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano di Idrobiologia Dott. Marco de Marchi, vol. 32, suppl.: International Symposium on Tardigrades, Pallanza, Italy, June 17-19, 1974: 325–332.
  • Higgins, Robert R.P. 1976: The Kinorhyncha of New-Caledonia. In: Expédition Française sur Récifs Coralliens de la Nouvelle Calédonia. 2:75-90.
  • Higgins, Robert R.P. 1983: The atlantic barrier reef ecosistema at Carrie Bow cay, Belize, II: Kinorhyncha.Smithsonian Contribution to the Marine Sciences, 18 131p.
  • Kristensen, R.M. and Higgins, R.P., 1984. A New Family of Arthrotardigrada (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada) from the Atlantic Coast of Florida, U.S.A. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, vol. 103, no. 3: 295–311. [1], Abstract
  • Higgins, R.P.; Kristensen, R.M. 1986: New Loricifera from southeastern United States coastal waters Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 438 Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington D.C.. III, 70 pp. ISSN 0081-0282
  • Higgins, R.P. and Thiel, Hjalmar. 1988: Introduction to the Study of Meiofauna. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988 – 488
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