Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Tanaidacea > Suborder Apseudomorpha > Superfamily Apseudoidea > Family Apseudidae > Subfamily Apseudinae > Genus Apseudes

Apseudes talpa (Montagu, 1808)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ApseudesLeach, 1813accepted genus name

Species group names

Apseudes hibernicus Walker, 1898 synonym


original description

Montagu, G. 1808. Description of several marine animals found on the south coast of Devonshire.-- Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 9: 81-114 (8 plates).

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

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

Bamber, R.N. 2011. The marine fauna and flora of the Isles of Scilly. Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida).-- Journal of Natural History 45 (29–30):1801–1815.

source of synonymy

Leach, W.E. 1815. XXXI. A tabular view of the external characters of four classes of animals, which Linné arranged under Insecta; with the distribution of the genera composing three of these classes into orders, &c. and descriptions of several new genera and species.-- The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 11: 306-400.


Larsen, K., I. Bertocci, & E. Froufe. 2011. Apseudes talpa revisited (Crustacea; Tanaidacea). The impact on apseudidaen systematics.-- Zootaxa 2886: 19-30





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (83 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Apseudes talpa (Montagu, 1808). 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:136285




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