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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973 
AphiaID: 555389

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 editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > 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 editorSternophysingidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucrangonyx robertsi Methuen, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrangonyx robertsi (Methuen, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx robertsi (Methuen, 1911) (type by original designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysingidae Holsinger, 1992
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysingidae Holsinger, 1992
Sources  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]

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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx alca Griffiths, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx basilobata Griffiths, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx calceola Holsinger, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx filaris Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx hibernica Griffiths, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx megacheles Griffiths & Stewart, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx robertsi (Methuen, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternophysinx transvaalensis Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrotropical [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnvironment Hypogean [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Cave pools; surface springs. Differentiation into bottom and surface inhabitants in cave pools [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType species Eucrangonyx robertsoni Methuen, 1911, original designation. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:555389
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2010-12-13 08:22:05Z  created  Lowry, Jim
2016-04-27 18:00:01Z  changed  Daneliya, Mikhail
2016-12-09 05:27:39Z  changed  Daneliya, Mikhail
  
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  Citation: Daneliya, M.; Lowry, J. (2016). Sternophysinx Holsinger & Straškraba, 1973. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J. M.; Hendrycks, E.; Holsinger, J.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Just, J.; Kamaltynov, R. M.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Senna, A. R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2016). World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=555389 on 2017-02-24
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