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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus Kamaltynov, 2002 
AphiaID: 244497

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 editorGammarida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaridira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthogammaridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthogammarinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyacanthus flavus Garjajeff, 1901 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthogammarinae Garjajeff, 1901
Source  original description Kamaltynov R.M. (2001). Amfipody (Amphipoda: Gammaroidea). In: Timoshkin, O.A. (ed.) Annotirovannyi spisok fauny ozera Baikal i ego vodosbornogo basseina. Tom I: Ozero Baikal. Kniga 1 [Index of animal species inhabiting Lake Baikal and its catchment area. Vol. I: Lake Baikal. Book 1]. Nauka, Novosibirsk, pp. 572-831.
page(s): 771 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus curtus (Bazikalova, 1945)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus flavus (Garjajeff, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus korotneffii (Garjajeff, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus rodionowi (Dorogostaisky, 1922)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus sowinskii (Bazikalova, 1945)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyacanthus subbrevispinus (Bazikalova, 1945)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The first part of the name is derived from the Greek word "oxys" - acute; it points to the presence of acute dorsal spines. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:244497
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Date   action   by
2007-07-29 19:52:45Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-07-02 08:57:34Z  checked  Lowry, Jim
2013-09-16 13:09:40Z  changed  Väinölä, Risto
2013-11-18 15:06:04Z  changed  Väinölä, Risto
  
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  Citation: Väinölä, R.; Lowry, J. (2014). Oxyacanthus Kamaltynov, 2002. 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=244497 on 2014-08-29
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