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

Plesionika edwardsii (Brandt, 1851)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PlesionikaSpence Bate, 1888accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: soldier striped shrimp 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
 Greek: Ξιφογαρίδα


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

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas

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

Muñoz, Isabel; García-Isarch, Eva; Sobrino, Ignacio; Burgos, Candelaria; Funny, Rita; González-Porto, Marcos. (2012). Distribution, abundance and assemblages of decapod crustaceans in waters off Guinea-Bissau (north-west Africa). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 92 issue 3, p. 475-494.





External Links

GenBank (12 nucleotides; 4 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Barcode of Life (11 barcodes)


Fransen, C. (2014). Plesionika edwardsii (Brandt, 1851). 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:107656




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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