BeRMS taxon details

Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)

119039  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Type locality contained in North East Atlantic  
type locality contained in North East Atlantic [details]
Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-03-23
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772). Accessed at: on 2018-03-23
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2009-02-20 10:38:06Z

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basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 315-321 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at  [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at [15-01-2013]., available online at [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   

additional source Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995-2017). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [details]   

additional source Rappé, G. (1989). Annoted checklist of the marine and brackish-water Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of Belgium, in: Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.) (1989). Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium". pp. 165-168 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy Wares, J. P.; Toonen, R. J.; Wetzer, R.; Daley, S. (2007). An evaluation of cryptic lineages of Idotea balthica (Isopoda: Idoteidae): morphology and microsatellites. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 27(4): 643-648., available online at [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   
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