WoRMS banner
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerapus benthophilus Thomas & Heard, 1979 
AphiaID: 421588

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 editorPhotoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschyroceridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIschyrocerinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonoecetini (Tribe) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerapus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerapus benthophilus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerapus Say, 1817
Sources  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]

[show all]
Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mississippi [details]
From editor or global species database
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUSA [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 171350 [details]

[show all]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
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 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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:421588
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-10-06 12:38:14Z  created  db_admin
2010-07-22 07:06:16Z  changed  Lowry, Jim
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Cerapus benthophilus Thomas & Heard, 1979. 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=421588 on 2014-12-25
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License