Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Isopoda > Suborder Asellota > Superfamily Aselloidea > Family Asellidae > Genus Asellus > Subgenus Asellus (Asellus)

Asellus (Asellus) aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AsellusGeoffroy, 1762accepted genus name

Species group names

Oniscus aquaticus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym
Asellus aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym; alternate representation

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: zoetwaterpissebed sources: Yokoya, Y., 1936. Some rare and new species of decapod crustaceans found in the vicinity of the Misaki Marine Biological Station.— Japanese Journal of Zoology 7: 129-146.
 Polish: ośliczka pospolita

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

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.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Schotte, M. (2011). Asellus (Asellus) aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Schotte, M., Boyko, C.B, Bruce, N.L., Poore, G.C.B., Taiti, S., Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2011). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans 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:264152

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-01-03 by Marilyn Schotte

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