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Macrobel taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia guilliamsoniana (Bate, 1857) 
AphiaID: 103060

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenticaudata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaridira > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeiidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia Lindström, 1855
Source 
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Environment marine
Feedingtype  deposit feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Amphipod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Largest species of the Bathyporeia genus measuring up to 8 mm long. Robust and laterally flattened body. Head without rostrum but with clearly discernible eyes. The upper antennae seem to be standing on an outgrowth of the head. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Bathyporeia guilliamsoniana was found in both periods across the entire Belgian part of the North Sea, with the exception of the eastern coastal zone. In both periods the species reached a maximum density of approximately 800 ind./m2. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution often abundant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Bathyporeia guilliamsoniana prefers coarse sediments with a median grain size > 200 µm (relative occurrence > 20%). The species further avoids sediments with high mud contents (maximum 20%) and reaches its maximum relative occurrence (± 20%) in sediments with a mud content not exceeding 10%. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103060
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan-Santini, Denise
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  checked  Costello, Mark
  
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  Citation: Macrobel (2014). Bathyporeia guilliamsoniana (Bate, 1857). In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: Taxa used on the Macrobel website at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103060 on 2014-07-14