WoRMS taxon details

Bathynomus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879

248508  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:248508)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Bathynomus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=248508 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
created
2008-01-25 03:59:11Z
changed
2017-02-10 14:12:30Z
changed

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basis of record Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995-2017). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [details]   

redescription Bruce, N. L. (1986) Cirolanidae (Crustacea: Isopoda) of Australia. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 6: 1-239. [details]   

identification resource Lowry, J. K.; Dempsey, K. (2006). The giant deep-sea scavenger genus Bathynomus (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cirolanidae) in the Indo-West Pacific. <em>in: Richer de Forges, B. et al. (Ed.) Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 24. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (1993).</em> 193: 163-192. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

 



Bathynomus giganteus
 Bathynomus giganteus
[image from typetaxon]

Bathynomus giganteus, 720 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by M. Wicksten and D. Amon.
 
[image from typetaxon]

Bathynomus giganteus, 816 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Identification from photograph by M. Wicksten and D. Amon.
 
[image from typetaxon]