WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMothocya Costa in Hope, 1851

118416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:118416)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMothocya epimerica Costa, 1851 (type by original designation)
marine, terrestrial
Costa, A. (1851). Catalogo dei crotacei Italiani e di moltri altri del Mediterraneo per Fr. Gugl. Hope. Napoli. 1-48., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3924 [details]   
Hadfield, Kerry A.; Horton, T.; Bruce, Niel L.; Schotte, M. (2017). Mothocya Costa in Hope, 1851. 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=118416 on 2017-12-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
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2008-01-17 04:28:47Z
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2016-04-18 14:12:29Z
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2017-06-05 11:55:17Z
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original description Costa, A. (1851). Catalogo dei crotacei Italiani e di moltri altri del Mediterraneo per Fr. Gugl. Hope. Napoli. 1-48., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3924 [details]   

basis of record Bruce, N. L. (1986) Revision of the isopod crustacean genus Mothocya Costa, in Hope, 1851 (Cymothoidae: Flabellifera), parasitic on marine fishes. Journal of Natural History 20: 1089-1192. [details]   

additional source Hadfield, K.A., Sikkel, P.C. & Smit, N.J. (2014). New records of fish parasitic isopods of the gill-attaching genus Mothocya Costa, in Hope, 1851 from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean, with description of a new species. ZooKeys, 439: 109–125.  [details]   

additional source 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrona Schioedte & Meinert, 1884) Bruce, N. L. (1986) Revision of the isopod crustacean genus Mothocya Costa, in Hope, 1851 (Cymothoidae: Flabellifera), parasitic on marine fishes. Journal of Natural History 20: 1089-1192. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrona Schioedte & Meinert, 1884) Schioedte, J. C.; Meinert, F. W. (1884). Symbolae ad Monographiam Cymothoarum Isopodum Familiae 4. Cymothoidae. Trib. II. Cymothoinae. Trib. III. Livonecinae. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift. 3(14): 221-454. [details]