Acanthocope galatheae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Janiroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Janiroidea

Familia: Munnopsididae
Subfamilia: Acanthocopinae
Genus: Acanthocope
Species: Acanthocope galatheae

Name[edit]

Acanthocope galatheae Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-6493 - female
Type-locality: Gulf of Panama; 5°49’N 78°52’W. Habitat: marine benthic, 3270-3670 m depth
Paratypes: none

Synonyms[edit]

  • Acanthocope galathea Schmid, Brenke et Wägele, 2002 (unjustified emendation)

Descriptions[edit]

  • Wolff, 1962
  • Malyutina, 1999
  • Schmid, Brenke & Wägele, 2002a, b

Distribution[edit]

E Pacific (Gulf of Panama), S Atlantic (Angola Basin, Walvis Ridge) and Antarctic (NW Weddell Sea) (Wolff, 1962, Schmid, Brenke & Wägele, 2002b, Malyutina & Brandt, 2004).

Habitat[edit]

Deep-sea marine benthic species, found at depths of 3270-5585 m (Wolff, 1962, Schmid, Brenke & Wägele, 2002b, Malyutina & Brandt, 2004).

References[edit]

  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Malyutina, M.V. (1999) A new record of species of Acanthocope (Isopoda, Munnopsidae). Russian Journal of Marine Biology 25 (4): 320–329.
  • Malyutina, M. & A. Brandt (2004). Acanthocopinae (Crustacea: Isopoda: Munnopsididae) from the Southern Ocean deep sea with the description of Acanthocope eleganta sp.nov. Zootaxa 550: 1–20.
  • Schmid, C., N. Brenke & J.-W. Wägele (2002a). On abyssal isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota) from the Angola Basin: Eurycope tumidicarpus n.sp. and redescription of Acanthocope galathea Wolff, 1962. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 2: 87–88.
  • Schmid, C., N. Brenke & J.-W. Wägele (2002b). On abyssal isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda: Asellota) from the Angola Basin: Eurycope tumidicarpus n.sp. and redescription of Acanthocope galathea Wolff, 1962. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 2 (electr. suppl. 1): 1–29.
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.