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
Nomenclature Per ICZN Opinion 1668, Bathynomus A. Milne Edwards, 1879 is to be given precedence over Palaega Woodward, 1870 when the two...  
Nomenclature Per ICZN Opinion 1668, Bathynomus A. Milne Edwards, 1879 is to be given precedence over Palaega Woodward, 1870 when the two genera are considered synonymous. [details]
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 2019-10-14
Date
action
by
2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
created
2008-01-25 03:59:11Z
changed
2017-02-10 14:12:30Z
changed
2019-07-13 03:24:21Z
changed

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basis of record Schotte, M.; Kensley, B. F.; Shilling, S. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA - no longer online. [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 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Per ICZN Opinion 1668, Bathynomus A. Milne Edwards, 1879 is to be given precedence over Palaega Woodward, 1870 when the two genera are considered synonymous. [details]
 



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]