Rectisura furcata

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Janiroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Storthyngurinae
Genus: Rectisura
Species: Rectisura furcata

Name[edit]

Rectisura furcata (Wolff, 1956)

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-9561 - female
Type-locality: Kermadec Trench, NE of New Zealand; 35°51’S 178°31’W. Habitat: marine benthic, 6660-6770 m depth
Paratypes: ZMUC CRU-6478

Combinations[edit]

Descriptions[edit]

  • Wolff, 1956
  • Wolff, 1962

Distribution[edit]

Found in the Kermadec Trench (Wolff, 1956, 1962).

Habitat[edit]

Deep-sea marine benthic species, found at depths of 5850-6770 m. The substrates were brown sand with clay and stones or brown clay with pumice (Wolff, 1956, 1962).

References[edit]

  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Malyutina, M.V. (2003). Revision of Storthyngura Vanhöffen, 1914 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Munnopsididae) with descriptions of three new genera and four new species from the deep South Atlantic. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 3: 245–252.
  • Wolff T. (1956). Isopoda from depths exceeding 6000 meters. Galathea Report 2: 85–157.
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.