WoRMS taxon details

Callianassa subterranea (Montagu, 1808)

107729  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107729)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu, 1808) Montagu, G. (1808). Description of several marine animals found on the south coast of Devonshire. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 9: 81-114, pl. 2-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/757838 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Lectotype  (of Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu,...  
Lectotype (of Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu, 1808) NHMUK 1939.2.20.1, verbatimGeounit England, Kingsbridge... [details]
WoRMS (2021). Callianassa subterranea (Montagu, 1808). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107729 on 2021-06-22
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original description  (of Callianassa helgolandica Lutze, 1938) Lutze, J. (1938) Ueber Systematik, Entwicklung und Oekologie von Callianassa. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen, 1, 162-199. [details]   

original description  (of Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu, 1808) Montagu, G. (1808). Description of several marine animals found on the south coast of Devonshire. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London.</em> 9: 81-114, pl. 2-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/757838 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Trypaea vilavelebita K. Sakai & Türkay, 2012) Sakai, K.; Türkay, M. (2012). A collection of Thalassinidea Latreille, 1831 (Decapoda, Pleocyemata) from the Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut and Natural History Museum, Frankfurt am Main. <em>Crustaceana.</em> 85: 723-765. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Poore, G.C.B., Dworschak, P.C., Robles, R., Mantelatto, F.L. & Felder, D.L. (2019). A new classification of Callianassidae and related families (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea) derived from a molecular phylogeny with morphological support. <em>Memoirs of Museum Victoria,.</em> 78, 73–146., available online at https://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2019.78.05 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (BeRMS 2020) Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2016): Macrobenthos monitoring in function of aggregate extraction activities in the Belgian part of the North Sea. [details]   

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 284-292 (look up in IMIS[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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Lectotype (of Cancer (Astacus) subterraneus Montagu, 1808) NHMUK 1939.2.20.1, verbatimGeounit England, Kingsbridge... [details]
From other sources
Biology Callianassa shrimps are burrowing, deposit-feeding crustaceans that live in complex burrow systems. These burrows have numerous galleries and chambers and are connected to the surface by a tube. The burrows are found down to a depth of about 50 cm in marine soft sediments (Witbaard & Duineveld, 1989).


The parasitic isopod lone thoracica can sometimes be found in the branchial chamber beneath the carapace of C. subterranea (Rowden & Jones, 1994). [details]


Habitat In the Dutch part of the North Sea this decapod is mainly found at the Oyster Ground, an area with very fine sediments containing a high amount of silt. Pure sand seems to be avoided (Adema et al., 1982; Witbaard & Duineveld, 1989). It is a dominant species at the Oyster Ground and shows the highest density and biomass in the area of the Frisian Front. [details]

Morphology Callianassidae are decapod shrimps with a large pincher on just one of the front legs. They are superficially similar to lobsters. C. subterranea is one of the smaller species of the family. it can reach up to 46 mm overall length. Its rostrum is minute. lts colour is pale puce, but sometimes quite dark (Lutze, 1938; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]
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Dutch moddergarnaal  [details]
English burrowing mud shrimp  [details]
Swedish spökräka  [details]