Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Tanaidacea > Suborder Tanaidomorpha > Superfamily Paratanaoidea

Anarthruridae Lang, 1971

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted


Anarthrura Sars, 1882
Anarthrurella Bird, 2004
Anisopechys Bird, 2004
Ithyomus Bird, 2004
Thorkelius Bird, 2004


basis of record

Bird, G.J. 2001b. Tanaidacea. In: Costello, M.J., C.S. Emblow, & R. White (eds.), European Register of Marine Species. A Check-List of the Marine Species in Europe and a Bibliography of Guides to Their Identification.-- Patrimoines Naturels 50: 310-315.

additional source

Gutu, M., & J. Sieg. 1999. 9 Ordre des Tanaïdacés (Tanaidacea Hansen, 1895). Pages 353-389, In: Forest, J., M. Bacescu, D. Bellan-Santini, G.A. Boxshall, Ph. Cals, J.-P. Casanova, H. Dalens, M. Gutu, R.R. Hessler, J.P. Lagardère, Th. Monod, H. Nouvel, I. Petrescu, M.-L. Roman, J. Sieg, J.-P. Trilles, & L. Watling, L. (eds.), Traité de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systématique, Biologie, 7, Crustacés, 3A. Péracarides [Treatise on Zoology: Anatomy, Systematics, Biology, 7, Crustaceans, 3A. Peracarida]. Mémoires de l´Institut Océanographique, Monaco, 19. Musée Océanographique de Monaco, Monaco.

additional source

Martin, J.W.; Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA). vii, 123 pp.

identification resource

Bird, G.J. 2004a. Tanaidacea (Crustacea) of the Northeast Atlantic: non-filiform species of Anarthruridae Lang from the Atlantic Margin.-- Zootaxa 471: 1-44.



External Links



Anderson, G. (2014). Anarthruridae Lang, 1971. 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:136159




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