Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Family Stenothoidae > Subfamily Stenothoinae

Stenothoe Dana, 1852

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Montagua Bate, 1857 later homonym
Microstenothoe Pirlot, 1933 synonym
Montagua Bate, 1857 synonym
Probolium Costa, 1853 synonym


Stenothoe antennulariae Della Valle, 1893
Stenothoe ascidiae (Pirlot, 1933)
Stenothoe bosphorana Sowinsky, 1898
Stenothoe brevicornis Sars, 1882
Stenothoe cavimana Chevreux, 1908
Stenothoe coutieri Chevreux, 1908
Stenothoe crassicornis Walker, 1897
Stenothoe dollfusi Chevreux, 1887
Stenothoe eduardi Krapp-Schickel, 1975
Stenothoe elachista Krapp-Schickel, 1975
Stenothoe elachistoides Myers & McGrath, 1980
Stenothoe gallensis Walker, 1904
Stenothoe macrophthalma Stephensen, 1931
Stenothoe mandragora Krapp-Schickel, 1996
Stenothoe marina (Bate, 1856)
Stenothoe megacheir (Boeck, 1871)
Stenothoe microps Sars, 1892
Stenothoe monoculoides (Montagu, 1815)
Stenothoe pieropan Krapp-Schickel, 1996
Stenothoe richardi Chevreux, 1895
Stenothoe setosa Norman, 1900
Stenothoe tenella Sars, 1882
Stenothoe tergestina (Nebeski, 1881)
Stenothoe valida Dana, 1852


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

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

Lincoln, R.J. (1979). British marine Amphipoda: Gammaridea. British Museum (Natural History): London, UK. ISBN 0-565-00818-8. vi, 658 pp.

additional source

NODC (1997). NODC Taxonomic codes

identification resource

Krapp-Schickel. 2006. New Australian Stenothoids (Crustacea, Amphipoda) with key to all Stenothoe species. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona Botanica Zoologia Volume: 30 Pages: 39-56



External Links



Lowry, J. (2014). Stenothoe Dana, 1852. 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:101770




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