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

Onisimus Boeck, 1871

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Alibrotus Milne-Edwards, 1840 synonym
Boeckosimus J.L. Barnard, 1969 synonym
Paronesimus Pirlot, 1933 synonym
Pseudalibrotus Della Valle, 1893 synonym


Onisimus abyssi Oldevig, 1959
Onisimus affinis Hansen, 1887
Onisimus barentsi (Stebbing, 1894)
Onisimus birulai (Gurjanova, 1929)
Onisimus brevicaudatus Hansen, 1887
Onisimus caricus Hansen, 1887
Onisimus caspius (G.O. Sars, 1896)
Onisimus derjugini (Gurjanova, 1929)
Onisimus dubius Schellenberg, 1935
Onisimus edwardsi Krøyer, 1846
Onisimus glacialis (Sars, 1900)
Onisimus krassini Gurjanova, 1951
Onisimus leucopis G.O. Sars, 1879
Onisimus litoralis (Krøyer, 1845)
Onisimus nanseni (Sars, 1900)
Onisimus normani G.O. Sars, 1895
Onisimus platyceras (G.O. Sars, 1896)
Onisimus plautus Krøyer, 1845
Onisimus sextoni Chevreux, 1926
Onisimus simus Gurjanova, 1962
Onisimus turgidus Sars, 1879


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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Lowry, J.K.; Stoddart, H.E. (1993). The Onisimus problem (Amphipoda, Lysianassoidea, Uristidae). Zoologica Scri. 22(2): 167-181



External Links



Lowry, J. (2014). Onisimus Boeck, 1871. 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:101631




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