MACROBEL
Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf
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Macrobel taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdotea metallica Bosc, 1802

119047  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:119047)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bosc, L.A.G. (1801). Histoire naturelle des Crustaces, contenant leur description et leurs moeurs. 2 volumes, Paris., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59170 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species, originally from North America, occurs...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species, originally from North America, occurs occasionally on the British coasts and most probably is brought here by drifting algae or wood, or through the Gulf stream and North Atlantic current. [details]
Poore, G.; Schotte, M. (2009). Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802. In: Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Accessed through: Taxa used on the Macrobel website at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119047 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-03 13:02:48Z
checked
2009-02-20 10:38:06Z
changed

original description Bosc, L.A.G. (1801). Histoire naturelle des Crustaces, contenant leur description et leurs moeurs. 2 volumes, Paris., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.59170 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 315-321 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Schotte, M., B. F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA., available online at http://invertebrates.si.edu/isopod/ [details]   

additional source Davoult, D.; Dewarumez, J.-M.; Luczak, C.; Migné, A. (1999). Nouvelles signalisations d'espèces benthiques sur les côtes françaises de la Manche orientale et de la Mer du Nord [New reports of benthic species from the french coasts of the eastern English Channel and the North Sea]. Cah. Biol. Mar. 40(2): 121-127 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232. [details]   

additional source Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Species, originally from North America, occurs occasionally on the British coasts and most probably is brought here by drifting algae or wood, or through the Gulf stream and North Atlantic current. [details]
 

Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]