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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea metallica Bosc, 1802 
AphiaID: 119047

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopoda (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorValvifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdoteidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea Fabricius, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea algirica Lucas, 1849 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea annulata Dana, 1849 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea argentea Dana, 1849 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea atrata Costa, 1838 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea brevicornis Rathke, 1843 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea margaritacea Dana, 1853 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea peloponesiaca Roux, 1830 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea robusta Krøyer, 1846 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea rugosa Milne Edwards, 1840 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Bosc, L.A.G. (1801). Histoire naturelle des Crustaces, contenant leur description et leurs moeurs. 2 volumes, Paris., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59170 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea metallica elongata Cáråusu, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea ostroumovi Sowinsky, 1895
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmsterdam Island & St. Paul Island Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Plateau [details]
Mozambique
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChinde [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmopolitan (World Oceans) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTable Bay [details]
From other sources
Adriatic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBoulogne-sur-Mer [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlymouth [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Isopod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Isopod Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range intertidal - 1600 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species, originally from North America, occurs occasionally on the British coasts and most probably is brought here by drifting algae or wood, or through the Gulf stream and North Atlantic current. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found from the intertidal zone to 166 m depth; prefers hard and algae covered substrate. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:119047
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-03 13:02:48Z  checked  Schotte, Marilyn
2009-02-20 10:38:06Z  changed  Poore, Gary
  
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  Citation: Poore, G.; Schotte, M. (2014). Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802. In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2014) 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=119047 on 2014-10-22
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