Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Caridea > Superfamily Alpheoidea > Family Hippolytidae > Genus Eualus

Eualus pusiolus (Krøyer, 1841)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EualusThallwitz, 1892accepted genus name
Thoralus Holthuis, 1947a synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): dvergreke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: doll eualid sources: McLaughlin, P.A., D.K. Camp, M.V. Angel, E.L. Bousfield, P. Brunel, R.C. Brusca, A.C. Cohen, K. Conlan, L.G. Eldredge, D.L. Felder, J.W. Goy, T. Haney, B. Hann, R.W. Heard, E.A. Hendrycks, H.H. Hobbs III, J.R. Holsinger, B. Kensley, D.R. Laubitz, S.E. Le. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31. 545 pp. plus index. ISBN 1-888569-64-6
 Norwegian: dvergreke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: dvergreke
 Norwegian Nynorsk: dvergreke
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): dvergreke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: vitprickig tångräka


original description

Krøyer, H., 1841. Udsigt over de nordiske arter af slægten Hippolyte.— Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift 3: 570-579.

basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, 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. 284-292

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

Squires, W.A. 1976. The birds of New Brunswick. Second Edition. The New Brunswick Museum. Saint John. 221 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.

additional source

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

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

Jensen, G.C., 2004. Status of Eualus pusiolus in the northeastern Pacific, with a description of a new species of Eualus (Decapoda: Hippolytidae).— Journal of Crustacean Biology 24: 463-469.

additional source

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

additional source

Holthuis, L.B.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (1993). Coastal Shrimps and Prawns. Synopses of the British Fauna 15. Second Edition.





External Links

Barcode of Life (7 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications)


WoRMS (2014). Eualus pusiolus. 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:107507




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