Munnopsis mandibularis

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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: Munnopsidinae
Genus: Munnopsis
Species: Munnopsis mandibularis

Name[edit]

Munnopsis mandibularis Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-7205 - female
Type-locality: off Kenya; 4°00’S 41°27’E. Habitat: marine, 1510 m depth
Paratypes: none

Descriptions[edit]

  • Wolff, 1962

Distribution[edit]

Indian Ocean off Kenya (Wolff, 1962).

Habitat[edit]

Marine species, found at a depth of 1510 m on Globigerina ooze (Wolff, 1962).

References[edit]

  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.