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

Processa canaliculata Leach, 1815 [in Leach, 1815-1875]

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ProcessaLeach, 1815 [in Leach, 1815-1875]accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Γαριδούλα Μεσογείου


original description

Leach, W.E., 1815-1875. Malacostraca Podophthalmata Britanniæ; or Descriptions of such British species of the Linnean genus Cancer as have their eyes elevated on footstalks: 1-124, Plates 1-45. London.

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

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

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.

additional source

Gurney, R. (1937). Notes on some Decapod Crustacea from the Red Sea I. The Genus Processa. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. Vol 107 (B) 85 -101.

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.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (76 publications)
Barcode of Life (5 barcodes)


Fransen, C.; De Grave, S. (2014). Processa canaliculata Leach, 1815 [in Leach, 1815-1875]. 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:107682




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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