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

Parapasiphae sulcatifrons Smith, 1884

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ParapasiphaeSmith, 1884accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: grooveback shrimp


original description

Smith, S.I., 1884. Report on the decapod Crustacea of the Albatross dredgings off the East coast of the United States in 1883.— Reports of the United States Fisheries Commission 10: 345-426, Plates 1-10.

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

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

additional source

Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232.

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

Pohle, G.W. 1988. A guide to the deep-sea shrimp and shrimp-like decapod Crustacea of Atlantic Canada. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1657, 29 p.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 publications)
Barcode of Life (3 barcodes)


Fransen, C. (2014). Parapasiphae sulcatifrons Smith, 1884. 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:107673




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