Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Senticaudata > Infraorder Hadziida > Subsection Hadziidira > Superfamily Calliopioidea

Calliopiidae G.O. Sars, 1893

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted


Amphithopsis Boeck, 1861
Apherusa Walker, 1891
Bouvierella Chevreux, 1900
Calliopius Liljeborg, 1865
Cleippides Boeck, 1871
Halirages Boeck, 1871
Haliragoides G.O. Sars, 1895
Laothoes Boeck, 1871
Leptamphopus G.O. Sars, 1895
Oradarea Walker, 1903
Stenopleura Stebbing, 1888
Weyprechtia Stuxberg, 1880


original description

Sars, G.O. (1895). An account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species: I. Amphipoda. Alb. Cammermeyers Forlag: Christiana and Copenhagen. 711 pp.

basis of record

De Broyer C., Lowry J.K., Jazdzewski K. & Robert H. (2007). Catalogue of the Gammaridean and Corophiidean Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Southern Ocean, with distribution and ecological data. In: De Broyer C. (ed.). Census of Antarctic Marine Life: Synopsis of the Amphipoda of the Southern Ocean. Vol. I. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 77, suppl. 1: 1-325.

status source

Lowry, J.K. & Myers, A.A. (2013) A Phylogeny and Classification of the Senticaudata subord. nov. (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Zootaxa 3610 (1): 1-80.

identification resource

Bousfield E.L. & Hendrycks E.A. (1997). The amphipod superfamily Eusiroidea in the North American Pacific Region. II. Family Calliopiidae. Systematics and distributional ecology. Amphipacifica, 2, 3, 3-66.

identification resource

Barnard J.L. & Karaman G.S. 1991. The families and genera of marine gammaridean Amphipoda (except marine gammaroids). Part 1 Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 13(1): 1–417



External Links



Thurston, M.; Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C. (2014). Calliopiidae G.O. Sars, 1893. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda 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:146744




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