Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Cymothoida > Superfamily Cymothooidea > Family Cirolanidae > Genus Natatolana

Natatolana borealis (Lilljeborg, 1851)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NatatolanaBruce, 1981accepted genus name

Species group names

Cirolana borealis Lilljeborg, 1851 basionym
Cirolana borealis Lilljeborg, 1851 synonym


original description

Lilljeborg, W. (1851) Norger Crustaceer. Ofversigt af Kongliga Vetenskapsakademiens Forhandligar, Stockholm 8:19-25.

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, 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. 315-321

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.


Keable, S. J. & Bruce, N. L. (1997) Redescription of the North Atlantic and Mediterranean species of Natatolana (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cirolanidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 77, 655–705.



External Links

Link To GBIF


Bruce, Niel L.; Schotte, M. (2011). Natatolana borealis (Lilljeborg, 1851). In: Schotte, M., Boyko, C.B, Bruce, N.L., Poore, G.C.B., Taiti, S., Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2011). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:118859




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