Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Senticaudata > Infraorder Corophiida > Subsection Corophiidira > Superfamily Corophioidea > Family Corophiidae > Subfamily Corophiinae > Tribe Corophiini > Genus Monocorophium

Monocorophium insidiosum (Crawford, 1937)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MonocorophiumBousfield & Hoover, 1997accepted genus name

Species group names

Corophium insidiosum Crawford, 1937 basionym
Corophium insidiosum Crawford, 1937 synonym


original description

Crawford, G. I. 1937. A review of the Amphipod genus Corophium with notes on the British species. J. Mar. biol. Ass. Plymouth 21 pp. 589-630 4 figs.

basis of record

Keys to the North east Atlantic and Mediterranean amphipods

additional source

Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232.

additional source

LeCroy, S. E., R. Gasca, I. Winfield, M. Ortiz, and E. Escobar-Briones. 2009. Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 941–972 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College





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Lowry, J. (2014). Monocorophium insidiosum (Crawford, 1937). 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:148592




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Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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