Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Family Ampeliscidae > Genus Ampelisca

Ampelisca brevicornis (Costa, 1853)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AmpeliscaKrøyer, 1842accepted genus name

Species group names

Ampelisca bellianus Bate, 1857 synonym
Ampelisca laevigata Liljeborg, 1856 synonym


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

Griffiths C.L. (1974c). The Amphipoda of Southern Africa. 4.The Gammaridea and Caprellidea of the Cape Province East of Cape Agulhas Annals of the South African Museum, 65: 251-336.

additional source

Bachelet, G.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Sorbe, J.C. (2003). An updated checklist of marine and brackish water Amphipoda (Crustacea: Peracarida) of the southern Bay of Biscay (NE Atlantic). Cah. Biol. Mar. 44(2): 121-151

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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Amphipod Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Bellan-Santini, D. (2014). Ampelisca brevicornis (Costa, 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:101891




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