WoRMS taxon details

Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802

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

accepted
Species
Idotea algirica Lucas, 1846 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea annulata Dana, 1849 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea argentea Dana, 1849 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea atrata Costa, 1840 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea brevicornis Rathke, 1843 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea peloponesiaca Roux, 1830 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea robusta Krøyer, 1846 (junior subjective synonym)
Idotea rugosa Milne Edwards, 1840 (junior subjective synonym)

Subspecies Idotea metallica elongata Cáråusu, 1955 accepted as Idotea ostroumovi Sowinsky, 1895 (junior subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bosc, L A G. (1801). Histoire naturelle du Crustacés. Suite à Boffon, Paris 1801-1802, 1-2, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6256135#page/15/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range intertidal - 1600  
Depth range intertidal - 1600 [details]

Distribution Species, originally from North America, occurs occasionally on the British coasts and most probably is brought here by...  
Distribution 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]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod   
Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod  [details]
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. Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119047 on 2020-01-28
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-03 13:02:48Z
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2009-02-20 10:38:06Z
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original description Bosc, L A G. (1801). Histoire naturelle du Crustacés. Suite à Boffon, Paris 1801-1802, 1-2, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6256135#page/15/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Idotea algirica Lucas, 1846) Lucas, H. (1846). Crustacés, arachnides, myriapodes, et hexapodes. <em>Exploration Scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842. Sciences physiques. Zoologie I. Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés. (Paris).</em> 1:1-403, pls. 1-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46116712 [details]   

original description  (of Idotea annulata Dana, 1849) Dana, J.D. (1849). Conspectus Crustaceorum quae in Orbis Terrarum Circumnavigatione, Carolo Wilkes e Classe Reipublicae Foederatae Duce, lexit et descripsit. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> Series 2, 8: 424-428., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27760802 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea argentea Dana, 1849) Dana, J.D. (1849). Conspectus Crustaceorum quae in Orbis Terrarum Circumnavigatione, Carolo Wilkes e Classe Reipublicae Foederatae Duce, lexit et descripsit. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> Series 2, 8: 424-428., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27760802 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea brevicornis Rathke, 1843) Rathke, H. (1843). Beiträge zur Fauna Norwegens. <em>Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, Breslau & Bonn.</em> 20: 1-264c., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11613 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea atrata Costa, 1840) Costa, O.G. (1840). Esercitazioni Accademiche degli Aspiranti Naturalisti / diretti dal ... O. G. Costa. Napoli. <em>Vol. 2 (part 1). 140 pp, 6 pls.</em> , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9238355 [details]   

original description  (of Idotea margaritacea Dana, 1853) Dana, J.D. (1853). Crustacea. Part II. <em>In: United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes. U. S. N. C. Sherman. Philadelphia.</em> 14: 689-1618., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40413012 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea peloponesiaca Roux, 1830) Roux, J.L.F.P. (1830). Crustacés de la Méditerranée et de son littoral. Levrault, Paris.  [details]   

original description  (of Idotea robusta Krøyer, 1846) Krøyer, H. (1846). Karcinologiske Bidrag (Fortsaettelse). <em>Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift.</em> 2: 1-211. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Idotea rugosa Milne Edwards, 1840) Milne Edwards, H. (1834-1840). Histoire Naturelle des Crustacés, Comprenant l´Anatomie, la Physiologie et la Classification de ces Animaux. <em>Encyclopédique Roret, Paris.</em> Vol. III, 638 pp., plates 1–42., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/16170#/summary [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Isopoda - excluding Epicaridea, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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 Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils.</em> pp. 98-232. [details]   

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

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

additional source Schotte, M.; Kensley, B. F.; Shilling, S. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA - no longer online. [website archived on 2018-01-25]. [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]. <i>Cah. Biol. Mar. 40(2)</i>: 121-127 (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Syntype (of Idotea brevicornis Rathke, 1843), verbatimGeounit Norway. Christiansun... [details]
Syntype (of Idotea argentea Dana, 1849), verbatimGeounit in mare Pacifico (77... [details]
Syntype (of Idotea margaritacea Dana, 1853), verbatimGeounit ?Eastern Tasman Sea ... [details]
Syntype, verbatimGeounit ?Atlantic Ocean "dan... [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea algirica Lucas, 1846), verbatimGeounit Algeria, la rade Bòn... [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea annulata Dana, 1849), verbatimGeounit Antarctic Seas, S of... [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea atrata Costa, 1840) [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea peloponesiaca Roux, 1830), verbatimGeounit France: coasts of Mo... [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea robusta Krøyer, 1846) [details]
Unknown type (of Idotea rugosa Milne Edwards, 1840) MNHN, verbatimGeounit Indian Ocean. 'mers ... [details]
From editor or global species database
Depth range intertidal - 1600 [details]

From other sources
Distribution 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]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to Cape Cod  [details]

Habitat Found from the intertidal zone to 166 m depth; prefers hard and algae covered substrate. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English metallic marine isopod  [details]
German Metallige MeerasselMetall-Assel  [details]
Japanese ナガレモヘラムシ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ Idotea metallica)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 091159)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
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