Eurycope gibberifrons

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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: Incertae sedis
Genus: Incertae sedis
Species: Eurycope gibberifrons

Name[edit]

"Eurycope" gibberifrons Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-6536 - male
Type-locality: off New Zealand; 37°31’S 177°08’E. Habitat: marine benthic, 213 m depth
Paratypes: none

Status[edit]

  • In Eurycope: Wolff, 1962
  • Incertae sedis: Wilson et Hessler, 1981

Descriptions[edit]

  • Wolff, 1962

Distribution[edit]

Off New Zealand (Wolff, 1962).

Habitat[edit]

Marine benthic species, found at a depth of 213 m on black sand (Wolff, 1962).

References[edit]

  • Wilson, G.D. & Hessler, R.R. (1981). A revision of the genus Eurycope (Isopoda, Asellota) with descriptions of three new genera. Journal of Crustacean Biology 1 (3): 401–423.
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.