WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrophryxus Bruce, 1972

249070  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:249070)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrophryxus shiinoi Bruce, 1972 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bruce, A. J. (1972). Orophryxus shiinoi gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusual phryxid (Crustacea, Isopoda, Bopyridae) parasitic upon a pontoniid shrimp from Zanzibar. Parasitology. 64: 445-450. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Boyko, Christopher B.; Schotte, M. (2011). Orophryxus Bruce, 1972. In: 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. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=249070 on 2017-12-14

Date
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2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
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2010-11-12 22:52:55Z
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2011-11-30 16:38:56Z
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original description Bruce, A. J. (1972). Orophryxus shiinoi gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusual phryxid (Crustacea, Isopoda, Bopyridae) parasitic upon a pontoniid shrimp from Zanzibar. Parasitology. 64: 445-450. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA., available online at http://invertebrates.si.edu/isopod/ [details]