Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Amphipoda > Suborder Hyperiidea > Infraorder Physocephalata > Superfamily Phronimoidea > Family Hyperiidae > Genus Themisto

Themisto compressa Goës, 1865

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ThemistoGuérin, 1825accepted genus name
Paratemisto orthographic variant
Euthemisto Bovallius, 1887 synonym
Paratemisto synonym
Parathemisto Boeck, 1870 synonym


original description

Goës, A.T. (1865) Crustacea amphipoda maris Spetsbergiam alluentis cum speciebus aliis arcticis enumerat. Öfversigt af Kongelige Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1865, 8, 517–536, pls 36–41. (Reprint, pp. 1–20).

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database

status source

Schneppenheim R. & Weigmann-haass R. (1986). Morphological and electrophoretic studies of the genus Themisto (Amphipoda: Hyperiidea) from the south and north Atlantic. Polar Biology, 6, 4, pp. 215-225;5 figs.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Gasca, R.; Lowry, J. (2014). Themisto compressa Goës, 1865. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156451




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