WoRMS taxon details

Westwoodilla caecula (Spence Bate, 1857)

102932  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:102932)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Taxonomic remark The use of the name ‘Spence Bate’ instead of ‘Bate’ is discussed herein. See page 201.  
Taxonomic remark The use of the name ‘Spence Bate’ instead of ‘Bate’ is discussed herein. See page 201. [details]

Distribution widely reported, locally common  
Distribution widely reported, locally common [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American,...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); lower North Shore [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.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2018). World Amphipoda Database. Westwoodilla caecula (Spence Bate, 1857). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=102932 on 2018-12-15
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (ofHalimedon acutifrons G.O. Sars, 1892) Sars, G.O. (1892). Amphipoda. Part XV. Oediceridae (concluded). An account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species. I: 321-340, pls 113-120. Cammermeyer, Christiana (Oslo). [details]   

original description  (ofWestwoodia caecula (Spence Bate, 1857)) Spence Bate, C. (1857). A synopsis of the British edriophthalmous Crustacea. Part I. Amphipoda. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (ser 2).</em> 19, 135-152; 2 figs. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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). <i>Cah. Biol. Mar. 44(2)</i>: 121-151 (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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomic remark The use of the name ‘Spence Bate’ instead of ‘Bate’ is discussed herein. See page 201. [details]

From other sources
Authority (Bate, 1856) [details]

Distribution widely reported, locally common [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait); lower North Shore [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Synonymy In the printed version of ERMS, W. caecula s.l. is listed as synonym of both W. acutifrons and W. megalops. At the same time, W. megalops is listed as a synonym of W. caecula. [details]