WoRMS taxon details

Leucothoe eltoni Thomas, 2015

852755  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:852755)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Thomas, J. D. (2015). <em>Leucothoe eltoni</em> sp. n., a new species of commensal leucothoid amphipod from coral reefs in Raja Ampat, Indonesia (Crustacea, Amphipoda). <em>ZooKeys.</em>(518), 51-66., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.518.9340 [details]   
Type locality contained in Raja Ampat  
type locality contained in Raja Ampat [details]
Etymology The specific epithet, eltoni, in honor of the rock musician Sir Elton John. Specifically, in reference to the large...  
Etymology The specific epithet, eltoni, in honor of the rock musician Sir Elton John. Specifically, in reference to the large shoe-like first gnathopod of this species and the oversize boots Elton John wore as the local pinball champion in the movie “Tommy” (1975). [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. Leucothoe eltoni Thomas, 2015. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=852755 on 2018-10-23
Date
action
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2015-08-27 08:14:15Z
created

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original description Thomas, J. D. (2015). <em>Leucothoe eltoni</em> sp. n., a new species of commensal leucothoid amphipod from coral reefs in Raja Ampat, Indonesia (Crustacea, Amphipoda). <em>ZooKeys.</em>(518), 51-66., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.518.9340 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Etymology The specific epithet, eltoni, in honor of the rock musician Sir Elton John. Specifically, in reference to the large shoe-like first gnathopod of this species and the oversize boots Elton John wore as the local pinball champion in the movie “Tommy” (1975). [details]