Campylaspis rufus

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Nuvola apps important.svg The name of this taxon appears to be invalid under the relevant nomenclatural code, as it is a junior homonym of Campylaspis rufa Hart, 1930 (with gender correction).


Taxonavigation: Cumacea 

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: Cumacea

Familia: Nannastacidae
Genus: Campylaspis
Species: Campylaspis rufus


  • Campylaspis rufus Gerken, 2012: 66, figs. 37–40
Holotype: NIWA 80676, ovigerous female. (Gender: changeable (-us, -um, -a) [GENDER MISMATCH!])
Type locality: 43.8363°S, 176.7092°E–43.8330°S, 176.7127°E, 478–479 m, 5 April 2007.
Etymology: The species is named rufus from the Latin rufus, meaning red, in reference to the red chromatophores covering the entire body, such that the specimens appear red.

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