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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocheus Souza-Fihlo, 2011 
AphiaID: 558445

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 editorGammaridea (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocheus nortoni Souza-Fihlo, 2011 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheidae Thurston, 1982
Source  original description Souza-Filho, J.F. (2011) First record of the family Cheidae (Amphipoda, Gammaridea) from the Brazilian coast, with description of two new genera and new species. Journal of Natural History, i, 1-20. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocheus nortoni Souza-Fihlo, 2011
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern South Atlantic [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Compound name, formed by Latin suffix micro plus the genus Cheus, in allusion to the relatively small body size of the species compared with others species within the family Cheidae. Gender masculine. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:558445
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Date   action   by
2011-01-19 05:12:33Z  created  Lowry, Jim
2013-12-02 12:02:03Z  changed  Senna, AndrĂ© R.
  
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  Citation: Senna, AndrĂ© R.; Lowry, J. (2014). Microcheus Souza-Fihlo, 2011. 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=558445 on 2014-09-22
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