WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelphidippella macra (Norman, 1869)

102860 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:102860)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Norman, A.M. (1869). Shetland final dredging report. Part II. On the Crustacea, Tunicata, Polyzoa, Echinodermata, Actinozoa, Hydrozoa, and Portifera. Report of the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 38: 247-336. [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtylus macer Norman, 1869) Norman, A.M. (1869). Shetland final dredging report. Part II. On the Crustacea, Tunicata, Polyzoa, Echinodermata, Actinozoa, Hydrozoa, and Portifera. Report of the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 38: 247-336. [details]   
Costello, M.; Bellan-Santini, D. (2004). Melphidippella macra. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; 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.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2017). World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=102860 on 2017-11-21

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original description Norman, A.M. (1869). Shetland final dredging report. Part II. On the Crustacea, Tunicata, Polyzoa, Echinodermata, Actinozoa, Hydrozoa, and Portifera. Report of the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 38: 247-336. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtylus macer Norman, 1869) Norman, A.M. (1869). Shetland final dredging report. Part II. On the Crustacea, Tunicata, Polyzoa, Echinodermata, Actinozoa, Hydrozoa, and Portifera. Report of the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 38: 247-336. [details]   

basis of record Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda. 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. Collection Patrimoines Naturels 50: pp. 295-308. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Lincoln, R.J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. British Museum (Natural History): London, UK. ISBN 0-565-00818-8. vi, 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bachelet, G.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Sorbe, J.C. (2003). An updated checklist of marine and brackish water Amphipoda (Crustacea: Peracarida) of the southern Bay of Biscay (NE Atlantic). Cah. Biol. Mar. 44(2): 121-151 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtylus macer Norman, 1869) Lincoln, R.J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. British Museum (Natural History): London, UK. ISBN 0-565-00818-8. vi, 658 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat According to Aslan-Cihangir, Sezgin & Tuncer (2009) M. macra has been found on muddy bottoms at 19 m depth. This species has been reported from muddy bottoms principally in the circalittoral zone, and in the water column during the night (Ledoyer, 1993). Generally, this species is distributed in a depth range from 10 to 200 m (Lincoln, 1979). [details]
 

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]