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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlicella gigantea Chevreux, 1899 
AphiaID: 488208

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 editorGammaridea (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlicellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlicella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlicella Chevreux, 1899
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlicella Chevreux, 1899
Sources  original description Chevreux E. (1899b). Sur deux espèces géantes d'amphipodes provenant des campagnes du yacht Princesse Alice. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France, 24, 152-158; figs. 1-6;. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Canary Islands [details]
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MONA , locality Canary Islands [details]

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Feedingtype  scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range lower abyssal (4000-7000m). One record from 1720m (Barnard & Ingram) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alicella gigantea specimen
Alicella gigantea spec...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:488208
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2010-07-05 06:58:54Z  created  Lowry, Jim
  
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  Citation: Lowry, J. (2014). Alicella gigantea Chevreux, 1899. 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=488208 on 2014-09-21
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