Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Lophogastrida > Family Gnathophausiidae > Genus Gnathophausia

Gnathophausia gracilis Willemoes-Suhm, 1875

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GnathophausiaWillemoes-Suhm, 1875accepted genus name
Neognathophausia Petryashov, 1992 synonym


original description

von Willemoes-Suhm, R. (1875). On some Atlantic Crustacea from the Challenger Expedition Trans. Linn. Soc. of Lond., Zool. I(Part the First): 23-59, plates VI-XIII

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Brattegard, T. (2001). Mysidacea, 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. 293-295

additional source

Muller, H.G. (1993) . World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p

additional source

Tattersall, O.S. 1955. Mysidacea.-- Discovery Reports 28: 1-190, 46 figs.

additional source

Sars, G.O. (1883). Preliminary notices on the Schizopoda of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition Forh. Videnskabsselsk. Kristiania 7: 1-43

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. 1951. A review of the Mysidacea of the United States National Museum.-- Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 201: 1-292.

additional source

World List of the Mysidacea - Created by Wooldridge, T. & Mees, J.

additional source

Price, W. W., R. W. Heard, P. Aas, and K. Meland. 2009. Lophogastrida (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 923–927 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection


WoRMS (2014). Gnathophausia gracilis Willemoes-Suhm, 1875. In: Mees, J. & K. Meland (Eds) (2012 onwards) World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. 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:119928




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