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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelorchestia forceps Smith & Heard, 2001 
AphiaID: 421546

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 editorTalitrida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalitridira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalitroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTalitridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelorchestia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelorchestia Bousfield, 1984
Sources  original description Smith D.G. & Heard R.W. (2001). A new species of Chelorchestia (Amphipoda: Talitridae) from southwest Florida, with comments on other species within the genus. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 21, 4, pp. 1031-1041. [details]

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Environment brackish, fresh
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Florida [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MCZ 27594 [details]

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Feedingtype  detritus feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Amphipod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Sublittoral, water depth 5–10 cm,. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Freshwater/oligohaline, salinity 0.7‰, vegetation (Bacopa, Panicum, Spartina). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype 1 adult male, 3 subadult males, 2 females, 4 juveniles, UMA AR.1918; 2 adult males, 3 females (1 ovigerous), GCRL 201 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:421546
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-10-06 12:38:14Z  created  db_admin
2010-12-17 10:16:48Z  checked  Lowry, Jim
2010-12-20 08:10:25Z  changed  Lowry, Jim
  
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  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Chelorchestia forceps Smith & Heard, 2001. 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=421546 on 2014-08-21
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