Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Cymothoida > Infraorder Epicaridea > Superfamily Bopyroidea > Family Bopyridae > Subfamily Athelginae > Genus Athelges

Athelges cladophorus Gerstaecker, 1862

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AthelgesGerstaecker, 1862accepted genus name
Athelgue Hesse, 1861 synonym

Species group names

Athelgue lorifera Hesse, 1876 synonym


original description

Gerstaecker, A. (1862) Bericht über die wissenschaftlichen Leistungen im Gebiete der Entomologie wahrend des Jahres 1861. Wiegmanns Archiv für Naturgeschichte 28 (2): 273-571.

basis of record

Markham, J.C. (2001). Isopoda, Epicaridea, Bopyridae, 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. 322

additional source

Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA.

source of synonymy

Codreanu, R., Codreanu, M. and Pike, R. B. (1965) Sur deux bopyriens parasites de pagures recueillis par M. A. Horridge dans la mer Rouge et sur leur asymetrie. Crustaceana 9 (3): 225-244.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)


Boyko, C.; Schotte, M.; Markham, J. (2014). Athelges cladophorus Gerstaecker, 1862. In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2014) World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans 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:118193




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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