WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssorchomene plebs (Hurley, 1965)

237124 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:237124)
alternate representation
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ross Sea  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Ross Sea [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark There is some disagreement in the generic...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark There is some disagreement in the generic placement of this species. From Lowry & Kilgallen, 2014:

"D’Udekem d’Acoz & Havermans (2012) include A. plebs and A. rossi in the tryphosine genus Pseudorchomene Schellenberg, 1926 based on molecular evidence. Abyssorchomene plebs and A. rossi are morphologically dissimilar to P. coatsi (Chilton, 1912), the type species of Pseudorchomene, Schellenberg, 1926, but very similar to species usually assigned to Abyssorchomene. D’Udekem d’Acoz & Havermans (2012) did not test the molecular affinities of the other ten species of Abyssorchomene against Pseudorchomene before moving these species. Transferring A. rossi and A. plebs to Pseudorchomene confounds the morphological concept of both genera. Therefore based on the maxilla 1 setal-tooth arrangement and the morphology of the first gnathopods we prefer to retain these species within Abyssorchomene until such time as affinities of the entire Abyssorchomene/Pseudorchomene complex have been tested." [details]
Horton, T.; De Broyer, C. (2016). Abyssorchomene plebs. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J. M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A. R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J. F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2017). World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=237124 on 2017-11-24

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2007-01-29 16:44:30Z
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2007-02-10 20:29:11Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchomenopsis proxima Chevreux, 1903 sensu Chevreux, 1906) Chevreux, E. (1906). Crustacés amphipodes. In: Joubin, L. (Ed.), Expédition Antarctique Francaise (1903–1905) commandée par le Dr Jean Charcot. Sciences naturelles: documents scientifiques. Crustacés. Masson et Cie, Paris. pp. 1-100; figs. 1-56. [details]   

basis of record De Broyer, C.; Lowry, J.K.; Jazdzewski, K. & Robert, H. (2007). Catalogue of the Gammaridean and Corophiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean, with distribution and ecological data. In: De Broyer C. (ed.). Census of Antarctic Marine Life: Synopsis of the Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Vol. I. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Biologie. 77, suppl. 1: 1-325. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source De Broyer, C. (1983). Recherches sur la systématique et l'évolution des crustacés amphipodes gammarides antarctiques et subantarctiques. Thèse de Doctorat en Sciences, Université Catholique de Louvain. 468 pp. [details]   

new combination reference Andres, H. G. (1990). Amphipoda (Flohkrebse). In: Sieg J., Wägele J.W. (Eds.). Fauna der Antarktis. Paul Parey, Berlin. pp. 133-143. [details]   

new combination reference D'Udekem d'Acoz, C.; Havermans, C. (2012). Two new Pseudorchomene species from the Southern Ocean, with phylogenetic remarks on the genus and related species (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea: Lysianassidae: Tryphosinae). Zootaxa. 3310: 1-50. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchomene plebs (Hurley, 1965)) Bellan-Santini, D. (1972). Invertébrés marins des XIIème et XVème Expéditions Antarctiques Françaises en Terre Adélie. 10. Amphipodes Gammariens. Tethys. 4: 157-238. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchomene plebs (Hurley, 1965)) Barnard J.L. & Karaman G.S. 1991. The families and genera of marine gammaridean Amphipoda (except marine gammaroids). Part 2. Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 13(2): 419–866  [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark There is some disagreement in the generic placement of this species. From Lowry & Kilgallen, 2014:

"D’Udekem d’Acoz & Havermans (2012) include A. plebs and A. rossi in the tryphosine genus Pseudorchomene Schellenberg, 1926 based on molecular evidence. Abyssorchomene plebs and A. rossi are morphologically dissimilar to P. coatsi (Chilton, 1912), the type species of Pseudorchomene, Schellenberg, 1926, but very similar to species usually assigned to Abyssorchomene. D’Udekem d’Acoz & Havermans (2012) did not test the molecular affinities of the other ten species of Abyssorchomene against Pseudorchomene before moving these species. Transferring A. rossi and A. plebs to Pseudorchomene confounds the morphological concept of both genera. Therefore based on the maxilla 1 setal-tooth arrangement and the morphology of the first gnathopods we prefer to retain these species within Abyssorchomene until such time as affinities of the entire Abyssorchomene/Pseudorchomene complex have been tested." [details]