Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Senticaudata > Infraorder Gammarida > Subsection Gammaridira > Superfamily Gammaroidea > Family Gammarellidae > Genus Gammarellus

Gammarellus angulosus (Rathke, 1843)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GammarellusHerbst, 1793accepted genus name
Amathilla Bate & Westwood, 1862 later homonym
Amathilla Bate & Westwood, 1862 synonym

Species group names

Amathilla angulosus (Sars) synonym
Amathilla sabini (Leach) synonym
Gammarellus carcinatus (Rathke, 1837) synonym


original description

Rathke H. (1843). Beiträge zur fauna Norwegens. Verhandlungen Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie Naturforscher, Breslau, 20, 1, pp. 1-264, 264b, 264c; 12 pls.

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

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

ITIS database

additional source

Bousfield E.L. (1973). Shallow-water gammaridean Amphipoda of New England. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 312 pp.

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

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

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Amphipod Collection
Barcode of Life (5 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications)
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Gammarellus angulosus (Rathke, 1843). 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:102251




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