WoRMS taxon details

Microrchestia watsonae Lowry & Peart, 2010

556819  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:556819)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lowry, J.K.; Peart, R. (2010). The genus Microrchestia (Amphipoda: Talitridae) in eastern Australia. Zootaxa, 2349: 21–38. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  AM P80880  
Holotype AM P80880 [details]
Type locality contained in Lizard Island (Queensland)  
type locality contained in Lizard Island (Queensland) [details]
Depth range Littoral/supralittoral.  
Depth range Littoral/supralittoral. [details]

Etymology Named for the Mrs Watson who lived beside the creek named for her son, Ferrier. Both died tragically after being marooned...  
Etymology Named for the Mrs Watson who lived beside the creek named for her son, Ferrier. Both died tragically after being marooned on Howick No. 5 Island in 1881 [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. Microrchestia watsonae Lowry & Peart, 2010. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=556819 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
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2010-12-21 10:41:29Z
created
2016-08-09 08:06:18Z
changed

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original description Lowry, J.K.; Peart, R. (2010). The genus Microrchestia (Amphipoda: Talitridae) in eastern Australia. Zootaxa, 2349: 21–38. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype AM P80880 [details]
Paratype AM P70883 [details]
Paratype AM P70924 [details]
Paratype AM P80442 [details]
Paratype AM P80881 [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Littoral/supralittoral. [details]

Etymology Named for the Mrs Watson who lived beside the creek named for her son, Ferrier. Both died tragically after being marooned on Howick No. 5 Island in 1881 [details]

Habitat Intertidal detritus and dead wood at outer edge of mangroves (Rhizophora stylosa),mangrove creek. [details]