WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerapus benthophilus Thomas & Heard, 1979

421588  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:421588)

accepted
Species
marine
Thomas J.D. & Heard R.W. (1979). A new species of Cerapus Say, 1817 (Crustacea:Amphipoda) from the northern Gulf of Mexico with notes on its ecology. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington., 92, 1, 98-105. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  USNM 171350  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 171350 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mississippi  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Mississippi [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Littoral (0 to 30 m). 1.5-3 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Littoral (0 to 30 m). 1.5-3 m. [details]
Lowry, J. (2010). Cerapus benthophilus. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J. M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A. R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J. F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2017). World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=421588 on 2018-01-18

Date
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2009-10-06 12:38:14Z
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2010-07-22 07:06:16Z
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original description Thomas J.D. & Heard R.W. (1979). A new species of Cerapus Say, 1817 (Crustacea:Amphipoda) from the northern Gulf of Mexico with notes on its ecology. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington., 92, 1, 98-105. [details]   

basis of record LeCroy, S. E.; Gasca, R.; Winfield, I.; Ortiz, M.; Escobar-Briones, E. (2009). Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College. Pp. 941–972. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 171350 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype USNM 171351 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Littoral (0 to 30 m). 1.5-3 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Marine, muddy silt bottoms upon which it constructs conspicuous mats or “tufts” of interwoven tubes (Thomas & Heard, 1979). [details]
 

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]