Dendrotion elegans

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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: Dendrotiidae
Genus: Dendrotion
Species: Dendrotion elegans

Name[edit]

Dendrotion elegans Lincoln et Boxshall, 1983

Holotype: BM 1983:101 - male
Type-locality: NE Atlantic, Rockall Trough, 57°21' N 10°29' W. Habitat: marine benthos, 2200 m depth
Paratypes: 6 males, 54 females, 74 juveniles

References[edit]

  • Lincoln, R.J. & G.A. Boxshall (1983). Deep-sea asellote isopods of the north-east Atlantic: the family Dendrotionidae and some new ectoparasitic copepods. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 79 (3): 297–318.