Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Sphaeromatidea > Superfamily Sphaeromatoidea > Family Sphaeromatidae > Genus Cymodoce

Cymodoce truncata Leach, 1814

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CymodoceLeach, 1814accepted genus name


original description

Leach, W.E. 1813. Crustaceology. In: Brewster, D., The Edinburgh Encyclopædia: 383-437. A. Balfour, Edinburgh.

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.

additional source

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.


Khalaji-Pirbalouty, V., N. L. Bruce & J.-W. Wägele. 2013. The genus Cymodoce Leach, 1814 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae) in the Persian Gulf with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3686: 501–533.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications)
Barcode of Life (5 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Isopod Collection


Schotte, M. (2014). Cymodoce truncata Leach, 1814. 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:118936




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