WoRMS name details

Rhopalophthalmus africana O. Tattersall, 1957

226204  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:226204)

 unaccepted (mismatch gender genus and species)
Species
marine, brackish, terrestrial
Tattersall, O.S. (1957). Report on a small collection of Mysidacea from the Sierra Leone estuary together with a survey of the genus Rhopalophthalmus Illig and a description ofa new species of Tenagomysis from Lagos, Nigeria. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society London.</em> 129: 81-128. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  BMNH 1957.3.28 1-8, geounit Sierra Leone River  
Holotype BMNH 1957.3.28 1-8, geounit Sierra Leone River [details]
Depth range littoral (0-10m)  
Depth range littoral (0-10m) [details]
Mees, J.; Meland, K. (Eds) (2012 onwards). World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. Rhopalophthalmus africana O. Tattersall, 1957. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=226204 on 2020-08-07
Date
action
by
2006-05-10 15:31:07Z
created
db_admin
2009-11-20 08:17:13Z
changed
2012-12-03 07:41:48Z
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original description Tattersall, O.S. (1957). Report on a small collection of Mysidacea from the Sierra Leone estuary together with a survey of the genus Rhopalophthalmus Illig and a description ofa new species of Tenagomysis from Lagos, Nigeria. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society London.</em> 129: 81-128. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Price, W. (2001). World list of Mysidacea. [details]   

additional source Müller, H. G. (1993). World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Tattersall, O.S. (1957). Report on a small collection of Mysidacea from the Sierra Leone estuary together with a survey of the genus Rhopalophthalmus Illig and a description ofa new species of Tenagomysis from Lagos, Nigeria. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society London.</em> 129: 81-128. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wooldridge, T. H.; Mees, J. (2011 onwards). World List of the Mysidacea.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype BMNH 1957.3.28 1-8, geounit Sierra Leone River [details]
Syntype BMNH 1957.3.28 1-8, geounit Sierra Leone River [details]
From editor or global species database
Acknowledgments Record kindly corrected by Karl Wittmann (email to Jan Mees dd 2 December 2012): Correct the missing agreement in gender of Rhopalophthalmus africana to become the correct Rhopalophthalmus africanus. [details]

Depth range littoral (0-10m) [details]

Habitat estuaries [details]

Remark gregarious and strongly euryhaline [details]