Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Gammaridea > Infraorder Gammarida > Family Gammaridae > Genus Dikerogammarus

Dikerogammarus villosus (Sowinsky, 1894)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Gammarus Fabricius, 1775

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DikerogammarusStebbing, 1899accepted genus name

Species group names

Gammarus villosus Sowinsky, 1894 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: reuzenvlokreeft sources: Vercauteren, Th.; Sablon, R.; Wouters, K. (2006). Exotische ongewervelden in vijvers en grachten van het Provinciaal Groendomein Prinsenpark in Retie: een eerste bilan, in: Nieuwborg, H. et al. (Ed.) (2006). Natuurstudie in de provincie Antwerpen: Antwerpse Koepel voor Natuurstudie (ANKONA) Jaarboek 2004-2005. pp. 27-39
 English: killer shrimp sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Killer Shrimp sources: Charles Hussey
 Ukrainian: Бокоплав опушений

Literature

basis of record

Faasse, M.; Van Moorsel, G. (2000). Nieuwe en minder bekende vlokreeftjes van sublitorale harde bodems in het Deltagebied (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea) [New and lesser-known amphipods of hard substrates in the Delta area of the Netherlands (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea)]. Ned. Faunist. Meded. 11: 19-44

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Lowry, J. (2012). Dikerogammarus villosus (Sowinsky, 1894). In: Lowry, J. (2012) World Amphipoda database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148586

Dr Ronald Vonk. Dikerogammarus villosus (Sowinsky, 1894). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=240668

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


brackish, fresh

Importance

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Last modified

2010-07-16 by Dr Geoffrey Boxshall & by Jim Lowry & by Dr Ronald Vonk

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