WoRMS taxon details

Akrophryxus milvus Williams & Boyko, 2021

1484148  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1484148)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Williams, J. D.; Boyko, C. B. (2021). Out on a limb: novel morphology and position on appendages of two new genera and three new species of ectoparasitic isopods (Epicaridea: Dajidae) infesting isopod and decapod hosts. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 43(4): 79–100., available online at https://doi.org/10.5252/zoosystema2021v43a4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Holotype  MNHN MNHN-IU-2014-20314, geounit Madagascan...  
Holotype MNHN MNHN-IU-2014-20314, geounit Madagascan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search  
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from the Latin for “kite” in reference to the plate partially surrounding the host...  
Etymology The species name is derived from the Latin for “kite” in reference to the plate partially surrounding the host antennule that is reminiscent of the shape of a kite shield, defensive armor used primarily in Western Europe in the 10th-13th centuries. The
gender is masculine. [details]
Boyko, C.B.; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. (Eds) (2024). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Akrophryxus milvus Williams & Boyko, 2021. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1484148 on 2024-07-16
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original description Williams, J. D.; Boyko, C. B. (2021). Out on a limb: novel morphology and position on appendages of two new genera and three new species of ectoparasitic isopods (Epicaridea: Dajidae) infesting isopod and decapod hosts. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 43(4): 79–100., available online at https://doi.org/10.5252/zoosystema2021v43a4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Williams, J. D.; Boyko, C. B. (2021). Out on a limb: novel morphology and position on appendages of two new genera and three new species of ectoparasitic isopods (Epicaridea: Dajidae) infesting isopod and decapod hosts. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 43(4): 79–100., available online at https://doi.org/10.5252/zoosystema2021v43a4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Allotype MNHN MNHN-IU-2014-20315, geounit Madagascan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Holotype MNHN MNHN-IU-2014-20314, geounit Madagascan part of the Indian Ocean [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range Deep-sea context derived from a specimen depth data search [details]

Etymology The species name is derived from the Latin for “kite” in reference to the plate partially surrounding the host antennule that is reminiscent of the shape of a kite shield, defensive armor used primarily in Western Europe in the 10th-13th centuries. The
gender is masculine. [details]
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