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.; 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 2018-04-25
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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. Glasnik Republickog Zavoda za Zastitu Prirode. 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). Vie Milieu. 38: 67–84. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofAfrocrangonyx G. Karaman, 1981) Ruffo S. (1982a). Une nouvelle espèce de Metacrangonyx Chevreux (Amphipoda: Gammaridae) du désert du Sinai. Israel Journal of Zoology, 31, pp. 151-156;2 figs. [details]   

status source  (ofPygocrangonyx Karaman & Barnard, 1979) 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). Vie Milieu. 38: 67–84. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Habitat Hypogean: freshwater/brackish [details]

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