Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Superfamily Pontoporeioidea

Pontoporeiidae Dana, 1853

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted


Monoporeia Bousfield, 1989
Pontoporeia Krøyer, 1842


basis of record

Bellan-Santini, D.; Costello, M.J. (2001). Amphipoda, 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. 295-308

additional source

Martin, J.W.; Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA). vii, 123 pp.

additional source

De Broyer C., Lowry J.K., Jazdzewski K. & Robert H. (2007). Catalogue of the Gammaridean and Corophiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean, with distribution and ecological data. In: De Broyer C. (ed.). Census of Antarctic Marine Life: Synopsis of the Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Vol. I. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 77, suppl. 1: 1-325.

additional source

Segerstrale S.G. (1977). The taxonomic status and prehistory of the glacial relict Pontoporeia (Crustacea Amphipoda) living in North American lakes. Commentationes Biologicae, Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 89, 18 pp.

additional source

D'Udekem d'Acoz, C., (2006). Systematic, phylogenetic and biological considerations on the genera Bathyporeia, Amphiporeia, Pontoporeia and Priscillina, with redescription of the West-Atlantic Bathyporeia species and description of a new Priscillina from Svalbard (Crustacea, Amphipoda).BULLETIN DE L'INSTITUT ROYAL DES SCIENCES NATURELLES DE BELGIQUE, BIOLOGIE, 76: 33-110.



External Links



Väinölä, R.; Horton, T.; De Broyer, C. (2014). Pontoporeiidae Dana, 1853. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:101406




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marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial


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