Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Limnoriidea > Superfamily Limnorioidea > Family Limnoriidae > Genus Limnoria

Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LimnoriaLeach, 1814accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: pælekrebs sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: boorpissebed; paalpissebed sources: Huwae, P.; Rappé, G. (2003). Waterpissebedden: een determineertabel voor de zoet-, brak- en zoutwaterpissebedden van Nederland en België. Wetenschappelijke Mededelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Natuurhistorische Vereniging, 226. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-171-8. 55 pp.;Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English: gribble sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
 English-United States: Gribble sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Bohrassel

Literature

original description

Rathke, J. (1799) Jattagelser henhorende til Indvoldeormenes og Bloddyrenes Naturhistorie. Skrivter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet. Copenhagen. 1 (11): 61-153.

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

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

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.

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.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Schotte, M. (2011). Limnoria lignorum (Rathke, 1799). 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:118917

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2008-01-03 by Marilyn Schotte

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