Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Gastrotricha > Order Chaetonotida > Suborder Paucitubulatina > Family Chaetonotidae > Subfamily Chaetonotinae

Ichthydium Ehrenberg, 1830

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Euichthydium Schwank, 1990 generic synonym
Forficulichtys Schwank, 1990 generic synonym
Pseudichthydium Rudescu, 1967 generic synonym


Ichthydium (Ichthydium) Ehrenberg, 1830
Ichthydium balatonicum Varga L, 1950
Ichthydium bifasciale Schwank P, 1990
Ichthydium bifurcatum Preobrajenskaia EN, 1926
Ichthydium diacanthum Balsamo M Todaro MA, 1995
Ichthydium dubium Preobrajenskaia EN, 1926
Ichthydium forcipatum Voigt M, 1901
Ichthydium forficula Remane A, 1927
Ichthydium fossae Hondt JL d, 1972
Ichthydium galeatum Konsuloff S, 1921
Ichthydium maximum Greuter A, 1917
Ichthydium palustre Kisielewski J, 1981
Ichthydium pellucidum Preobrajenskaia EN, 1926
Ichthydium plicatum Balsamo M Fregni E, 1995
Ichthydium podura (Muller OF, 1773)
Ichthydium rostrum Roszczak R, 1969
Ichthydium skandicum Kanneby T Todaro MA Jondelius U, 2009
Ichthydium squamigerum Balsamo M Fregni E, 1995
Ichthydium sulcatum (Stokes AC, 1887)
Ichthydium tanytrichum Balsamo M, 1983


basis of record

d'Hondt, J.-L.; van der Land, J. (2001). Gastrotricha, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 156-158

additional source

Checklist of Gastrotricha by Antonio Todaro

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.



External Links



Todaro, A.; d'Hondt, J. (2014). Ichthydium Ehrenberg, 1830. 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:114431

Prof. Maria Balsamo. Ichthydium Ehrenberg C, 1830. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=412811




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