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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaprotella ungunja Larsen, 1997 
AphiaID: 214897

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 editorAmphipoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenticaudata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorophiida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprellidira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprellinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaprotella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaprotella Mayer, 1890
Source  original description Larsen, K. (1997). A new species of Metaprotella (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidea) from East Africa, with key to the genera of Protellidae and discussion of generic characters. Journal of Natural History 31: 1203-1212. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Bawe Island [details]
Specimens 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype ZMUC CRU2385, locality Bawe Island [details]

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Feedingtype  predator [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Littoral (0 to 30 m), 25 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Marine, living on Caulerpa.  [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Zanzibar [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214897
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2001-11-01 11:37:13Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-11-18 12:16:11Z  checked  Lowry, Jim
  
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  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Metaprotella ungunja Larsen, 1997. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214897 on 2014-07-11
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