WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathia pantherina Smit & Basson, 2002

257202  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:257202)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Smit, N. J.; Basson, L. (2002). Gnathia pantherina sp n. (Crustacea: Isopda: Gnathiidae), a temporary ectoparasite of some elasmobranch species from souther Africa. Folia Parasitologica (Ceske Budejovice). 49(2): 137-184. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote South Africa : Jeffreys Bay, 34°2.2'S,...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Africa : Jeffreys Bay, 34°2.2'S, 24°56.5'E. [details]
Schotte, M. (2008). Gnathia pantherina. 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=257202 on 2017-12-13

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original description Smit, N. J.; Basson, L. (2002). Gnathia pantherina sp n. (Crustacea: Isopda: Gnathiidae), a temporary ectoparasite of some elasmobranch species from souther Africa. Folia Parasitologica (Ceske Budejovice). 49(2): 137-184. [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorecology Hosts : leopard catshark (Poroderma pantherinum), from gills, nares and buccal cavity; also from blackspotted electric ray (Torpedo fascomaculata) and puffadder shysharks (Haploblepharus edwardsii). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Africa : Jeffreys Bay, 34°2.2'S, 24°56.5'E. [details]