Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Valvifera > Family Idoteidae > Genus Synidotea

Synidotea laevidorsalis (Miers, 1881)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SynidoteaHarger, 1878accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: Aziatische pissebed


original description

Miers, E. J. (1881) Revision of the Idoteidae, a family of sessile-eyed Crustacea. Journal of the Linnean Society of London 16: 1-88.

basis of record

ITIS database

additional source

Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Soors, J.; Faasse, M.; Stevens, M.; Verbessem, I.; De Regge, N.; Van den Bergh, E. (2010). New crustacean invaders in the Schelde estuary (Belgium) Belg. J. Zool. 140(1): 3-10

additional source

Poore, G.C.B. 1996. Species differentiation in Synidotea (Isopoda: Idoteidae) and recognition of introduced marine species: a reply to Chapman and Carlton. Journal of Crustacean Biology 16: 384-394.





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Isopod Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Poore, G.; Schotte, M. (2014). Synidotea laevidorsalis (Miers, 1881). In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2014) World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans 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:148669




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not marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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2009-02-20 by Gary Poore

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