WoRMS taxon details

Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)

119039  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:119039)

accepted
Species
Idotea (Stenosoma) pusilla Eichwald, 1842 (superseded original combination)
Idotea balthica basteri (Pallas, 1772) (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea basteri Audouin, 1826 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea sarsi Collinge, 1917 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea tricuspidata Desmarest, 1823 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea tridentata Latreille, 1806 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea variegata Roux, 1830 (junior subjective synonym)
Oniscus balthicus Pallas, 1772 (superseded original combination)
Stenosoma irrorata Say, 1818 (junior subjective synonym)
Stenosoma pusillum Eichwald, 1834 (junior subjective synonym)

Subspecies Idotea balthica basteri (Pallas, 1772) accepted as Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772) (junior subjective synonym)
Subspecies Idotea balthica stagnea Tinturier-Hamelin, 1960 accepted as Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772) (junior synonym)
Subspecies Idotea balthica tricuspidata Desmarest, 1823 accepted as Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772) (junior subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Oniscus balthicus Pallas, 1772) Pallas P. S. (1772). Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9: 1-86. Berolini., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88609#page/393/mode/1up
page(s): 66 [details]   
Depth range 20-34  
Depth range 20-34 [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]
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. Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119039 on 2019-06-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-03 13:02:48Z
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original description  (of Idotea balthica basteri (Pallas, 1772)) Pallas P. S. (1772). Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9: 1-86. Berolini., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88609#page/393/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Idotea tricuspidata Desmarest, 1823) Desmarest, A.G. (1823). Malacostracés. <em>In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d´après l´état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l´utilité qu´en peuvent retirer la médecine, l´agriculture, le commerce et les artes. Suivi d´une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes ... Strasbourg, Paris.</em> Vol. 28, Pages 138-425., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25299812 [details]   

original description  (of Oniscus balthicus Pallas, 1772) Pallas P. S. (1772). Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9: 1-86. Berolini., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88609#page/393/mode/1up
page(s): 66 [details]   

original description  (of Idotea balthica stagnea Tinturier-Hamelin, 1960) Tinturier-Hamelin, E. (1960). Nouvelles recherches sur le polytypisme d'Idotea baltica (Pallas) (Isopode Valvifère): definition d'I. b. stagnea nov. ssp. <em>Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires de Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris.</em> 250, 2606-2608. [details]   

original description  (of Idotea basteri Audouin, 1826) Audouin, V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches de crustaces de l'Egypte et de la Syrie, publiées par Jules-Cesar Savigny, membre de l'Inst.; offrant un exposé des caractères naturels des genres avec la disctinction des espèces. Description de l'Egypte. <em>Histoire naturelle.</em> 1(4): 77-98. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea (Stenosoma) pusilla Eichwald, 1842) Eichwald, E. (1834). Reise auf dem Caspischen Meere und in den Caucasus. Unternommen in den Jahren 1825-1826. Cotta'schen, Stuttgart & Tübingen. Vol. 1. xxii, 472 pp. [details]   

original description  (of Idotea sarsi Collinge, 1917) Collinge, W. E. (1917) A revision of the British Idoteidae, a family of marine isopods. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 51, Part 3 (23): 721-760. [details]   

original description  (of Idotea tridentata Latreille, 1806) Latreille, P. A. (1806). Genera crustaceorum et insectorum secundum ordinem naturalem in familias disposita, iconibus exemplisque plurimis explicata. <em>Amand Koenig, Parisiis et Argentorati (Paris & Strasbourg).</em> 1: xviii + 303 pp., pls. 1-24., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.4819 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea variegata Roux, 1830) Roux, J.L.F.P. (1830). Crustacés de la Méditerranée et de son littoral. Levrault, Paris.  [details]   

original description  (of Oniscus tridens Scopoli, 1763) Scopoli, J. A. (1763) Entomologica Carniolica, exhibens Insecta Carnioliae indigena, methodo Linneane distributa. Vienna., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.34434 [details]   

original description  (of Stenosoma irrorata Say, 1818) Say, T., 1818. An account of the Crustacea of the United States, part 7.— Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1: 374-401. [details]   

original description  (of Idotea balthica tricuspidata Desmarest, 1823) Desmarest, A.G. (1823). Malacostracés. <em>In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d´après l´état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l´utilité qu´en peuvent retirer la médecine, l´agriculture, le commerce et les artes. Suivi d´une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes ... Strasbourg, Paris.</em> Vol. 28, Pages 138-425., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25299812 [details]   

original description  (of Stenosoma pusillum Eichwald, 1834) Eichwald, E. (1834). Reise auf dem Caspischen Meere und in den Caucasus. Unternommen in den Jahren 1825-1826. Cotta'schen, Stuttgart & Tübingen. Vol. 1. xxii, 472 pp.
page(s): 138 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Aquatic environment and quality group; Flanders research institute for agriculture, fisheries and food (ILVO), Belgium; (2017): Subtidal epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring in function of a foreshore suppletion at the Belgian coast, period 2013-2016. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 315-321 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Schotte, M.; Kensley, B. F.; Shilling, S. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA - no longer online. [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [details]   

additional source Rappé, G. (1989). Annoted checklist of the marine and brackish-water Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of Belgium, <B><I>in</I></B>: Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.) (1989). <i>Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium".</i> pp. 165-168 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy Wares, J. P.; Toonen, R. J.; Wetzer, R.; Daley, S. (2007). An evaluation of cryptic lineages of Idotea balthica (Isopoda: Idoteidae): morphology and microsatellites. <em>Journal of Crustacean Biology.</em> 27(4): 643-648., available online at https://doi.org/10.1651/s-2825r.1 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 20-34 [details]

From other sources
Diet Feeds on decaying vegetation, especially Fucus vesiculosus. [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 1-200 m; prefer hard and algae covered substrate. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish almindelig tanglus  [details]
Dutch gewone zeepissebed  [details]
English Baltic sea “centipede”Baltic isopod  [details]
German OstseeMeerasselDreispitzige Meerasseldreispitzige Assel [from synonym]Baltische Meerassel  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål tanglus [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk tanglus [from synonym]  [details]
Polish podwoik bałtycki  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ CRT 61738 Idotea baltica lateral at 6x photo)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ CRT 61738 Idotea baltica lateral tail at 12x photo)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 091180)
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