WoRMS taxon details

Sternophysinx Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973

555389  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:555389)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Holsinger, J.R. & Straškraba, M. (1973). A new genus and two new species of subterranean amphipod crustaceans (Gammaridae) from South Africa. Annales de Spéléologie. 28 (1): 69-79. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note Eucrangonyx robertsoni Methuen, 1911, original...  
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Type species Eucrangonyx robertsoni Methuen, 1911, original designation. [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. Sternophysinx Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=555389 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
2010-12-13 08:22:05Z
created
2016-04-27 18:00:01Z
changed
2016-12-09 05:27:39Z
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original description Holsinger, J.R. & Straškraba, M. (1973). A new genus and two new species of subterranean amphipod crustaceans (Gammaridae) from South Africa. Annales de Spéléologie. 28 (1): 69-79. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Lowry, J. K.; Myers, A. A. (2013). A Phylogeny and Classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zootaxa. 3610(1): 1-80., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2013/f/zt03610p080.pdf
page(s): 52 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Holsinger J.R. (1992). Sternophysingidae, a new family of subterranean Amphipods (Gammaridea: Crangonyctoidea) from South Africa, with description of Sternophysinx calceola, n. sp. and comments on phylogenetic and biogeographic relationships. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 12, 1, 111-124. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Environment Hypogean [details]

Habitat Cave pools; surface springs. Differentiation into bottom and surface inhabitants in cave pools [details]

Type species Eucrangonyx robertsoni Methuen, 1911, original designation. [details]