WoRMS taxon details

Gammarus Fabricius, 1775

101537  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101537)

accepted
Genus
Fontogammarus S. Karaman, 1931 (junior subjective synonym)
Lagunogammarus Sket, 1971 (junior synonym)
Rivulogammarus S. Karaman, 1931 (objective junior synonym, no type species indicated)
Species Gammarus aequicauda (Martynov, 1931)
Species Gammarus annulatus Smith, 1873
Species Gammarus chevreuxi Sexton, 1913
Species Gammarus crinicornis Stock, 1966
Species Gammarus daiberi Bousfield, 1969
Species Gammarus duebeni Lilljeborg, 1852
Species Gammarus inaequicauda Stock, 1966
Species Gammarus insensibilis Stock, 1966
Species Gammarus lacustris G.O. Sars, 1863
Species Gammarus lawrencianus Bousfield, 1956
Species Gammarus locusta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Gammarus mucronatus Say, 1818
Species Gammarus oceanicus Segerstråle, 1947
Species Gammarus salinus Spooner, 1947
Species Gammarus setosus Dementieva, 1931
Species Gammarus subtypicus Stock, 1966
Species Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939
Species Gammarus wilkitzkii Birula, 1897
Species Gammarus zaddachi Sexton, 1912

Species Gammarus asper Dana, 1852 (temporary name)
Species Gammarus furcicornis Dana, 1852 (temporary name)
Species Gammarus orientalis Dana, 1852 (temporary name)
Species Gammarus tenellus Dana, 1852 (temporary name)
Species Gammarus tenuis Dana, 1852 (temporary name)
Species Gammarus validus Dana, 1852 (temporary name)

Species Gammarus aequicaudus (Martynov, 1931) represented as Gammarus aequicauda (Martynov, 1931)

Subgenus Gammarus (Parhomoeogammarus) Schellenberg, 1943 accepted as Chaetogammarus Martynov, 1924 (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus albidus Dana, 1852 accepted as Parelasmopus albidus (Dana, 1852) (basionym)
Species Gammarus angulosus Rathke, 1843 accepted as Gammarellus angulosus (Rathke, 1843)
Species Gammarus anomalus Rathke, 1843 accepted as Microdeutopus anomalus (Rathke, 1843) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus atchensis Brandt, 1851 accepted as Spinulogammarus atchensis (Brandt, 1851) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus berilloni Catta, 1878 accepted as Echinogammarus berilloni (Catta, 1878) (basionym)
Species Gammarus brasiliensis Dana, 1853 accepted as Elasmopus brasiliensis (Dana, 1853) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus brevicaudatus H. Milne Edwards, 1830 sensu Spence Bate, 1857 accepted as Elasmopus rapax Costa, 1853 (misapplication)
Species Gammarus brevicornis Bruzelius, 1859 accepted as Liljeborgia brevicornis (Bruzelius, 1859) accepted as Liljeborgia pallida (Spence Bate, 1857)
Species Gammarus campylops Leach, 1824 accepted as Echinogammarus incertae sedis campylops campylops Leach, 1814 (Synonym)
Species Gammarus confervicolus (Stimpson, 1856) accepted as Eogammarus confervicolus (Stimpson, 1856) (superseded combination)
Species Gammarus corniger Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Epimeria cornigera (Fabricius, 1779) accepted as Epimeria (Epimeria) cornigera (Fabricius, 1779) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus dentatus Krøyer, 1842 accepted as Melita dentata (Krøyer, 1842) accepted as Megamoera dentata (Krøyer, 1842) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus dulongii Audouin, 1826 accepted as Tanais dulongii (Audouin, 1826) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus elegans Spence Bate, 1856 accepted as Urothoe elegans Spence Bate, 1857 (nomen nudum)
Species Gammarus emissitius Dana, 1852 accepted as Dercothoe emissitius (Dana, 1852) (basionym)
Species Gammarus finmarchicus Dahl, 1938 accepted as Echinogammarus finmarchicus (Dahl, 1938) (moved to Echinogammarus)
Species Gammarus foxi Schellenberg, 1928 accepted as Echinogammarus foxi (Schellenberg, 1928) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus fresnelii Audouin, 1826 accepted as Melita fresnelii (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Dulichiella fresnelii (Audouin, 1826) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus hirsuticornis Dana, 1852 accepted as Dercothoe hirsuticornis (Dana, 1852) (basionym)
Species Gammarus homari (Fabricius, 1798) accepted as Gammarellus homari (Fabricius, 1779)
Species Gammarus ischnus Stebbing, 1899 accepted as Echinogammarus ischnus (Stebbing, 1899) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus klaptoczi (Schäferna, 1908) accepted as Echinogammarus klaptoczi Schäferna, 1908
Species Gammarus longicornis Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Corophium volutator (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Gammarus longimanus Spence Bate, 1857 accepted as Othomaera othonis (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus loveni Bruzelius,1859 accepted as Maera loveni (Bruzelius, 1859) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus maculatus Johnston, 1828 accepted as Gammaropsis maculata (Johnston, 1828) (basionym)
Species Gammarus marinus Leach, 1815 accepted as Echinogammarus marinus (Leach, 1815) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus obtusatus Dahl, 1938 accepted as Echinogammarus obtusatus (Dahl, 1938)
Species Gammarus ochotensis Brandt, 1851 accepted as Spinulogammarus ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus olivii H. Milne Edwards, 1830 accepted as Marinogammarus olivii (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) accepted as Echinogammarus olivii (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) accepted as Chaetogammarus olivii (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus palmata accepted as Melita palmata (Montagu, 1804) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus pilosus Dana, 1852 accepted as Dulichiella anisochir (Krøyer, 1845)
Species Gammarus pirloti (Sexton & Spooner, 1940) accepted as Echinogammarus pirloti (Sexton & Spooner, 1940) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus placidus Grimm in G.O. Sars, 1896 accepted as Chaetogammarus placidus (G.O. Sars, 1896) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus plumicornis Costa A., 1853 accepted as Gammarus aequicauda (Martynov, 1931) (Suppression of the senior name by plenary powers, see notes (Stock 1970).)
Species Gammarus punctatus Johnson, 1827 accepted as Ampithoe rubricata (Montagu, 1808) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus pungens H. Milne Edwards, 1840 accepted as Echinogammarus pungens (H. Milne Edwards, 1840) (basionym)
Species Gammarus rhipidiophorus Catta, 1878 accepted as Rhipidogammarus rhipidiophorus (Catta, 1878) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus schmidti Derzhavin, 1927 accepted as Eogammarus schmidti (Derzhavin, 1927) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus stoerensis (Reid, 1938) accepted as Echinogammarus stoerensis (Reid, 1938) (Synonym)
Species Gammarus subnudus G.O. Sars, 1896 accepted as Shablogammarus subnudus (G.O. Sars, 1896) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus suluensis Dana, 1852 accepted as Parelasmopus suluensis (Dana, 1852) (basionym)
Species Gammarus sundevallii Rathke, 1843 accepted as Cheirocratus sundevallii (Rathke, 1843) (superseded original combination)
Species Gammarus tenellus G.O. Sars, 1896 accepted as Gammarus ischnus Stebbing, 1899 accepted as Echinogammarus ischnus (Stebbing, 1899) (homonym of Gammarus tenellus, 1852)
Species Gammarus tunetanus Simon, 1885 accepted as Gammarus aequicauda (Martynov, 1931) (Suppression of the senior name by plenary powers, see notes (Stock 1970).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fabricius, J.C. (1775). Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, adjectis Sysnonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. <em>Kortii, Flensburgi et Lipsiae.</em> 832, pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25551417
page(s): 418 [details]   
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C.O.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M.J.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J.M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A.R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J.F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.D.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2019). World Amphipoda Database. Gammarus Fabricius, 1775. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101537 on 2019-10-14
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original description Fabricius, J.C. (1775). Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, adjectis Sysnonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. <em>Kortii, Flensburgi et Lipsiae.</em> 832, pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25551417
page(s): 418 [details]   

original description  (of Fontogammarus S. Karaman, 1931) Karaman S. (1931). III Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Amphipoden Jugoslawiens, sowie einiger Arten aus Griechenland. <em>Prirod. Razprave Muz. drustva, Ljubljana.</em> 1:31-36. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Cancer (Gammarus) Fabricius, 1775) Montagu, G. (1808). Description of several marine animals found on the south coast of Devonshire. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 9: 81-114, pl. 2-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/757838
page(s): 91 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Rivulogammarus S. Karaman, 1931) Karaman S. (1931). III Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Amphipoden Jugoslawiens, sowie einiger Arten aus Griechenland. <em>Prirod. Razprave Muz. drustva, Ljubljana.</em> 1:31-36. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Lagunogammarus Sket, 1971) Sket B. (1971). Zur Systematik und Phylogenie der Gammarini (Amphipoda). <em>Bulletin Scientifique.</em> 16 (1-2): 6. [details]   

basis of record Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda. <em>in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification.</em> Collection Patrimoines Naturels 50: pp. 295-308. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Lincoln, R. J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. <em>British Museum (Natural History).</em> 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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