Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Mysida > Family Mysidae > Subfamily Gastrosaccinae > Genus Gastrosaccus

Gastrosaccus spinifer (Goës, 1864)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GastrosaccusNorman, 1868accepted genus name
Acanthocaris Sim, 1872 synonym
Pontomysis Czerniavsky, 1882 synonym

Species group names

Mysis spinifera Goës, 1864 basionym
Gastrosaccus spiniferus (Goës, 1864) synonym
Mysis spinifera Goës, 1864 synonym


original description

Goës, A., 1864. Crustacea decapoda podophthalma marina Sueciæ, interpositis speciebus norvegicus aliisque vicinis, enumerat.— Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 20 [for 1863]: 161-180.

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

Wooldridge, T. (1999): Mysidacea Western Indian Ocean a checklist ??Journal??

additional source

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

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

Tattersall, O.S. (1957). Report on a small collection of Mysidacea from the Sierra Leone estuary together with a survey of the genus Rhopalophthalmus Illig and a description of a new species of Tenagomysis from Lagos, Nigeria. Proceedings of the Royal Society 129: 81-128

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. & Tattersall, O.S. (1951). The British Mysidacea. Ray Society: London. VIII, 460 pp

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

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (50 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Gastrosaccus spinifer. 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:120020




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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