Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Mysida > Family Mysidae > Subfamily Rhopalophthalminae

Rhopalophthalmus Illig, 1906

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Rhopalophthalmus flagellipes Illig, 1906
Rhopalophthalmus mediterraneus Nouvel, 1960
Rhopalophthalmus tartessicus Vilas-Fernandez, Drake & Sorbe, 2008


original description

Illig, G. (1906) Bericht ├╝ber die neuen Schizopodengattungen und -arten der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition 1898-1899. - Zool. Anz., 30: 194-211

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Brattegard, T. (2001). Mysidacea, 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. 293-295

additional source

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Muller, H.G. (1993) . World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p

additional source

Ii, N. (1964): Fauna Japonica, Mysidae. - Biogeogr. Soc. Japan, 610pp

additional source

Tattersall, O.S. 1955. Mysidacea.-- Discovery Reports 28: 1-190, 46 figs.

additional source

Talbot, M.S. (2009). A survey of Mysida from the Lizard Island area, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Subfamily Siriellinae (Crustacea, Mysida, Mysidae). Zootaxa 2114: 1-49.

additional source

Deprez, T. et al. (2005). NeMys - Generic Taxonomic Database System on Mysida and Nematoda. World Wide Web electronic publication

additional source

Price, W. (2001). World list of Mysidacea.

additional source

Deprez, T., J. Mees, T. Wooldridge & M. Vincx (2000). Mysidlan 4.0. Taxonomy and biodiversity of shallow coastal Mysidacea of the Western Indian Ocean.

additional source

World List of the Mysidacea - Created by Wooldridge, T. & Mees, J.



External Links



Mees, J. (2014). Rhopalophthalmus Illig, 1906. 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:119904




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