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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolitolana polita (Stimpson, 1853) 
AphiaID: 157903

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 editorCymothoida (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCymothooidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirolanidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolitolana (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolitolana Bruce, 1981
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolitolana Bruce, 1981
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAega polita Stimpson, 1853 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirolana polita (Stimpson, 1853)
Sources  original description Stimpson, W.M.. 1853. Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Mannan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 6:1-66. (iii-1853) [details]

redescription Riseman, S. and Brusca, R. C. (2002) Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of Politolana Bruce, 1981 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae) Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 134(1): 57-140. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreedy isopod [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Isopod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0–86 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality off New England [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary; Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat ectoparasite found on fish; infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Politolana polita - group
Politolana polita - group

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157903
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 14:41:52Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-03 13:02:48Z  checked  Schotte, Marilyn
2008-02-06 22:42:01Z  changed  Bruce, Niel L.
  
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  Citation: Bruce, Niel L.; Schotte, M. (2014). Politolana polita (Stimpson, 1853). 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=157903 on 2014-09-17
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