WoRMS taxon details

Mothocya Costa in Hope, 1851

118416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:118416)

accepted
Genus
Mothocya epimerica Costa, 1851 (type by original designation)
Irona Schioedte & Meinert, 1884 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Species Mothocya affinis Hadfield, Bruce & Smit, 2015
Species Mothocya andoni van der Wal, Smit, Bruce, Olaosebikan & Hadfield, 2021
Species Mothocya argenosa Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya arrosor Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya belonae Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya bermudensis Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya bertlucy Hadfield, Sikkel & Smit, 2014
Species Mothocya bohlkeorum Williams & Bunkley-Williams, 1982
Species Mothocya collettei Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya epimerica Costa, 1851
Species Mothocya gilli Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya girellae Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya halei Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya karobran Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya komatsui Yamauchi, 2009
Species Mothocya lineata (Miers, 1876)
Species Mothocya longicopa Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya melanosticta (Schioedte & Meinert, 1884)
Species Mothocya nana (Schioedte & Meinert, 1884)
Species Mothocya omidaptria Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya panamica Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya parvostis Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya plagulophora (Haller, 1880)
Species Mothocya powelli van der Wal, Smit, Bruce, Olaosebikan & Hadfield, 2021
Species Mothocya renardi (Bleeker, 1857)
Species Mothocya rosea Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya sajori Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya taurica (Czerniavsky, 1868)
Species Mothocya waminda Bruce, 1986
Species Mothocya xenobranchia Bruce, 1986

Species Mothocya ihi Bruce, 1986 accepted as Mothocya lineata (Miers, 1876) (Junior synonym)
Species Mothocya katoi Nunomura, 1992 accepted as Ceratothoa guttata (Richardson, 1910)
Species Mothocya toyamaensis Nunomura, 1993 accepted as Ceratothoa toyamaensis (Nunomura, 1993)
Species Mothocya trillesi (Rokicki, 1986) accepted as Mothocya longicopa Bruce, 1986

Species Mothocya contracta Costa, 1851 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Costa, A. (1851). Catalogo dei crotacei Italiani e di moltri altri del Mediterraneo per Fr. Gugl. Hope. <em>Napoli.</em> 1-48., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3924 [details]   
Boyko, C.B.; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Mothocya Costa in Hope, 1851. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=118416 on 2022-11-30
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2007-11-28 15:20:16Z
checked
2008-01-17 04:28:47Z
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2016-04-18 14:12:29Z
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2017-06-05 11:55:17Z
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2019-06-25 20:02:28Z
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original description Costa, A. (1851). Catalogo dei crotacei Italiani e di moltri altri del Mediterraneo per Fr. Gugl. Hope. <em>Napoli.</em> 1-48., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3924 [details]   

basis of record Bruce, N. L. (1986) Revision of the isopod crustacean genus <i>Mothocya</i> Costa, in Hope, 1851 (Cymothoidae: Flabellifera), parasitic on marine fishes. Journal of Natural History 20: 1089-1192. [details]   

additional source Hadfield, K.A., Sikkel, P.C. & Smit, N.J. (2014). New records of fish parasitic isopods of the gill-attaching genus <i>Mothocya</I> Costa, in Hope, 1851 from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean, with description of a new species. <em>ZooKeys, 439: 109–125.</em>  [details]   

additional source 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]   
 
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