Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Senticaudata > Infraorder Corophiida > Subsection Caprellidira > Superfamily Photoidea > Family Ischyroceridae > Subfamily Ischyrocerinae > Tribe Ischyrocerini > Genus Jassa

Jassa falcata (Montagu, 1808)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

JassaLeach, 1814accepted genus name

Species group names

Cerapus falcata Montagu synonym
Jassa dentex Chevreux & Fage, 1925 synonym
Jassa pulchella Leach, 1814 synonym
Podocerus falcata synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: mottled tube-maker


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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

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

additional source

De Broyer, Claude. Checklist of Antarctic Amphipoda.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Faasse, M.; Van Moorsel, G. (2000). Nieuwe en minder bekende vlokreeftjes van sublitorale harde bodems in het Deltagebied (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea) [New and lesser-known amphipods of hard substrates in the Delta area of the Netherlands (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea)]. Ned. Faunist. Meded. 11: 19-44





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (71 publications)
Barcode of Life (11 barcodes)


WoRMS (2014). Jassa falcata (Montagu, 1808). 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:102431




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