WoRMS taxon details

Mothocya xenobranchia Bruce, 1986

256836  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:256836)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bruce, N. L. (1986) Revision of the isopod crustacean genus <i>Mothocya</i> Costa, in Hope, 1851 (Cymothoidae: Flabellifera), parasitic on marine fishes. Journal of Natural History 20: 1089-1192. [details]   
Holotype  USNM 216274  
Holotype USNM 216274 [details]
Type locality contained in Venezuelan part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Venezuelan part of the Caribbean Sea [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. Mothocya xenobranchia Bruce, 1986. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=256836 on 2018-11-16
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original description Bruce, N. L. (1986) Revision of the isopod crustacean genus <i>Mothocya</i> Costa, in Hope, 1851 (Cymothoidae: Flabellifera), parasitic on marine fishes. Journal of Natural History 20: 1089-1192. [details]   

additional source Schotte, M., J. C. Markham, and G. D. F. Wilson. 2009. Isopoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 973–986 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Hadfield, K.A., Sikkel, P.C. & Smit, N.J. (2014). New records of fish parasitic isopods of the gill-attaching genus <i>Mothocya</I> Costa, in Hope, 1851 from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean, with description of a new species. <em>ZooKeys, 439: 109–125.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 216274 [details]