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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamelitidae Bousfield, 1977 
AphiaID: 548188

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 editorGammarida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonyctidira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonyctoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamelitidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamelita Schellenberg, 1926
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonyctoidea Bousfield, 1973
Sources  original description Bousfield E.L. (1977). A new look at the systematics of Gammaroidean Amphipods of the World. Crustaceana supplement, 4, 282-316. [details]

status source Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A. (2012) New, mainly southern hemisphere, freshwater families of Amphipoda (Crustacea), together with a description of the first freshwater calliopiid, Lutriwita bradburyi gen. nov. et sp. nov. Zootaxa 3499: 27–45., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2012/f/z03499p045f.pdf [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipodeus Williams & Barnard, 1988
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquadulcaris Stewart & Griffiths, 1995
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrocrangonyx Barnard & Barnard, 1983
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrogammarus Barnard & Karaman, 1983
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChydaekata Bradbury, 2000
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHurleya Straskraba, 1966
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKruptus Finston, Johnson & Knott, 2008
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaarrka Finston, Johnson, Eberhard, Cocking, McRae, Halse & Knott, 2011
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMathamelita Stewart & Griffiths, 1995
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolina Bradbury, 2000
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamelita Schellenberg, 1926
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPilbarus Bradbury & Williams, 1997
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtocrangonyx Nicholls, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTotgammarus Bradbury & Williams, 1995
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToulrabia Barnard & Williams, 1995
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUroctena Nicholls, 1926
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralia [details]
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:548188
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2010-11-24 12:44:28Z  created  Lowry, Jim
2013-03-05 07:02:02Z  changed  Horton, Tammy
2013-11-26 10:43:55Z  changed  King, Rachael
2013-11-28 09:39:35Z  changed  King, Rachael
  
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  Citation: King, R.; Horton, T.; Lowry, J. (2014). Paramelitidae Bousfield, 1977. 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=548188 on 2014-12-20
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