Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Family Atylidae > Subfamily Nototropiinae > Genus Nototropis

Nototropis falcatus (Metzger, 1871)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NototropisCosta, 1853accepted genus name
Paratylus Sars, 1893 synonym

Species group names

Atylus falcatus Metzger, 1871 basionym
Atylus falcatus Metzger, 1871 synonym
Neotropis falcatus synonym
Paratylus unciatus Sars, 1883 synonym


original description

Metzger, A., 1871. Die wirbellosen Meeresthiere der ostfriesischen Küste. Ein Beitrag zur Fauna der deutschen Nordsee. Jber. naturh. Ges. Hannover 20 : 22-36.

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

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.

additional source

Faasse, M. (1999). Nieuwe vindplaatsen van het Nederland uitgestorven gewaande vlokreeftje Echinogammarus stoerensis (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea) [The amphipod Echinogammarus stoerensis not extinct in The Netherlands (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea)]. Ned. Faunist. Meded. 9: 7-10

source of synonymy

Dauvin, J.-C. (1999). Mise a jour de la liste des espèces d'Amphipodes (Crustacea: Peracarida) présents en Manche [An up-to-date list of the amphipods (Crustacea: Peracarida) from the English Channel]. Cah. Biol. Mar. 40(2): 165-183





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)


Lowry, J. (2014). Nototropis falcatus (Metzger, 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:102139




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