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Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772)

119039  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:119039)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of ) Pallas P. S. (1772). Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9: 1-86. Berolini., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27818001
page(s): 66 [details]   
Depth range 20-34  
Depth range 20-34 [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [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 balthica (Pallas, 1772). Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2019) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea%20/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119039 on 2019-11-12
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2019). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Idotea balthica (Pallas, 1772). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=119039 on 2019-11-12
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-03 13:02:48Z
checked
2009-02-20 10:38:06Z
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original description  (of ) Pallas P. S. (1772). Spicilegia Zoologica, quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur cura P.S. Pallas. Fasciculus 9: 1-86. Berolini., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27818001
page(s): 66 [details]   

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

context source (BeRMS 2020) Aquatic environment and quality group; Flanders research institute for agriculture, fisheries and food (ILVO), Belgium; (2017): Subtidal epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring in function of a foreshore suppletion at the Belgian coast, period 2013-2016. [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 Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [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 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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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 

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 Rappé, G. (1989). Annoted checklist of the marine and brackish-water Isopoda (Crustacea, Malacostraca) of Belgium, <B><I>in</I></B>: Wouters, K.; Baert, L. (Ed.) (1989). <i>Proceedings of the Symposium "Invertebrates of Belgium".</i> pp. 165-168 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy Wares, J. P.; Toonen, R. J.; Wetzer, R.; Daley, S. (2007). An evaluation of cryptic lineages of Idotea balthica (Isopoda: Idoteidae): morphology and microsatellites. <em>Journal of Crustacean Biology.</em> 27(4): 643-648., available online at https://doi.org/10.1651/s-2825r.1 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 20-34 [details]

From other sources
Diet Feeds on decaying vegetation, especially Fucus vesiculosus. [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 1-200 m; prefer hard and algae covered substrate. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish almindelig tanglus  [details]
Dutch gewone zeepissebed  [details]
English Baltic sea “centipede”Baltic isopod  [details]
German OstseeMeerasselDreispitzige Meerasseldreispitzige Assel [from synonym]Baltische Meerassel  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål tanglus [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk tanglus [from synonym]  [details]
Polish podwoik bałtycki  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ CRT 61738 Idotea baltica lateral at 6x photo)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ CRT 61738 Idotea baltica lateral tail at 12x photo)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 091180)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
[hosted externally]

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