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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycyamus thompsoni (Gosse, 1855) 
AphiaID: 416579

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenticaudata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorophiida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprellidira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyamidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycyamus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycyamus thompsoni (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycyamus Lütken, 1870
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyamus thompsoni Gosse, 1855 (basionym)
Source  basis of record BODC (2009). Species list from the British Oceanographic Data Centre. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Dorset [details]
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Pacific [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 56.131 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAssociation Ectocommensal on Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)(Northern Bottlenose Whale), Mesoplodon grayi von Haast, 1876 (Gray’s Beaked Whale), and Hyperoodon planifrons Flower, 1882 (Southern Bottlenose Whale). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Atlantic to Mediterranean, North Pacific, South Pacific (based on distribution of host). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:416579
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-10-01 14:38:39Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2009-11-20 07:10:55Z  checked  Lowry, Jim
  
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  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Platycyamus thompsoni (Gosse, 1855). In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=416579 on 2014-12-18
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