WoRMS taxon details

Metacrangonyx Chevreux, 1909

545470  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:545470)

accepted
Genus
Afrocrangonyx G. Karaman, 1981 (subjective junior synonym)
Pygocrangonyx Karaman & Barnard, 1979 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Chevreux E. (1909). Biospeologica XII. Amphipodes (Première série). Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, (ser 5) 2, 27-42; pls. 1-2;. [details]   
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M. J.; 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. (2018). World Amphipoda Database. Metacrangonyx Chevreux, 1909. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=545470 on 2018-12-13
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original description Chevreux E. (1909). Biospeologica XII. Amphipodes (Première série). Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, (ser 5) 2, 27-42; pls. 1-2;. [details]   

original description  (ofAfrocrangonyx G. Karaman, 1981) Karaman, G. S. (1981). Contribution to the knowledge of the Amphipoda. 118. Revision of genus Metacrangonyx Chevreux 1909. <em>Glasnik Republickog Zavoda za Zastitu Prirode.</em> 14, 31-46. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofPygocrangonyx Karaman & Barnard, 1979) Karaman G.S. & Barnard J.L. (1979). Classificatory revisions in Gammaridean Amphipoda (Crustacea), Part I. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington., 92, 1, 106-165., available online at http://biostor.org/reference/81275 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Boutin, C. & Messouli, M. (1988). Metacrangonyx gineti n. sp, d'une source du Haut-Atlas marocain et la famille des Metacrangonyctidae n. fam. (Crustacés amphipodes stygobies). <em>Vie Milieu.</em> 38: 67–84. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Habitat Hypogean: freshwater/brackish [details]

Synonymy Synonymy according to Messouli, 1988. Still need Afrocrangonyx species. [details]