WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana Kussakin, 1979

118403  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:118403)

accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana agaricicola Kensley, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana agujae Mueller, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana anatola Bruce, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana anocula (Kensley, 1984)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana arnaudi Kensley, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana basteni (Bruce, 1980)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana bicornis (Kensley, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana caeca (Hansen, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana calypso Brusca, Wetzer & France, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana chemola Schotte & Kensley, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana convexissima (Kensley, 1984)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana costata Nunomura, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana fishelsoni (Bruce & Jones, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana fornicata (Mezhov, 1981)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana halia Kensley, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana hanseni (Bonnier, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana japonica (Hansen, 1890)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana joanneae (Schultz, 1966)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana mayana (Bowman, 1987)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana mbudya Bruce, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana menziesi Kensley, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana monodi (Jones, 1976)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana nana (Bruce, 1980)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana neocaledonica Bruce, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana pigmentata Mueller & Salvat, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana ponsi Jaume & Garcia, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana riobaldoi (Lemos de Castro & Lima, 1976)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana rotunda (Bruce & Jones, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana rugosa (Bruce, 1980)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana serrata (Bruce, 1980)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana shijikiensis Nunomura, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana spinosa (Bruce, 1980)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana costaricensis Brusca & Iverson, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphantolana costaricensis (Brusca & Iverson, 1985) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana moortgati Mueller & Salvat, 1993 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphantolana moortgati (Mueller & Salvat, 1993) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetacirolana sphaeromiformis (Hansen, 1890) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphantolana sphaeromiformis (Hansen, 1890)
marine, fresh
Bruce, Niel L.; Schotte, M. (2017). Metacirolana Kussakin, 1979. In: Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=118403 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
checked
2013-10-20 23:24:03Z
changed
2017-08-18 06:40:30Z
changed

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taxonomy source Brusca, R. C., Wetzer, R. and France, S. C. (1995) Cirolanidae, Crustacea: Isopoda: Flabellifera of the tropical eastern Pacific. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 30: 1-96. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, 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. 315-321 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA., available online at http://invertebrates.si.edu/isopod/ [details]   

redescription Bruce, N. L. (1981). Cirolanidae(Crustacea: Isopoda) of Australia: Diagnoses of Cirolana Leach, Metacirolana Nierstrasz, Neocirolana Hale, Anopsilana Paulian & Debouteville, and three new genera—Natatolana, Politolana and Cartetolana. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 32(6): 945-966. [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Bruce, N. L. (1986) Cirolanidae (Crustacea: Isopoda) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 6: 1-239. [details]   

emendation (re-diagnosis of genus) Brusca, R. C., Wetzer, R. and France, S. C. (1995) Cirolanidae, Crustacea: Isopoda: Flabellifera of the tropical eastern Pacific. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 30: 1-96. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority The genus had long been incorrectly attributed to Nierstrasz (1931). Brusca et al. (1995) correctly pointed out (p. 67) that the authority is Kussakin (1979). [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorスナホリムシモドキ [from synonym]  [details]