WoRMS taxon details

Cheiriphotis megacheles (Giles, 1885)

214786  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214786)

accepted
Species
Eurystheus hirsutus Giles, 1888 · unaccepted (female of C. megacheles)
Melita megacheles Giles, 1885 · unaccepted > superseded combination
marine
(of Melita megacheles Giles, 1885) Giles G.M. (1885b). Natural history notes from H.M.'s Indian marine survey steamer "Investigator" , commander Alfred Carpenter, R.N. commanding. N° 2. Description of a new species of the amphipod genus Melita from the Bay of Bengal. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 54, pp. 69-71;pl. 3. [details]   
Distribution Indo-Pacific (Griffiths, 1973).  
Distribution Indo-Pacific (Griffiths, 1973). [details]
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C.O.; Copila?-Ciocianu, D.; Corbari, L.; Costello, M.J.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J.-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J.M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A.R.; Serejo, C.; Souza-Filho, J.F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.D.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2023). World Amphipoda Database. Cheiriphotis megacheles (Giles, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214786 on 2023-01-30
Date
action
by
1998-01-19 12:16:23Z
created
2009-11-20 07:10:55Z
checked
2010-07-14 06:54:42Z
changed

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original description  (of Melita megacheles Giles, 1885) Giles G.M. (1885b). Natural history notes from H.M.'s Indian marine survey steamer "Investigator" , commander Alfred Carpenter, R.N. commanding. N° 2. Description of a new species of the amphipod genus Melita from the Bay of Bengal. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 54, pp. 69-71;pl. 3. [details]   

original description  (of Eurystheus hirsutus Giles, 1888) Giles, G. M. (1888). XV.—Natural History Notes from H.M.'s Indian Marine Survey Steamer 'Investigator', Commander ALFRED CARPENTER, R.N., Commanding, 6. On Six new Amphipods from the Bay of Bengal. <em>Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.</em> 56 (2/2): 212–229., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35711206 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Barnard, K. H. (1955). Additions to the fauna-list of South African Crustacea and Pycnogonida. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 43: 1-107., available online at https://ia800308.us.archive.org/19/items/annalsofsouthafr4319sout/annalsofsouthafr4319sout.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Distribution Indo-Pacific (Griffiths, 1973). [details]

Remark Placed by Griffiths (1974) in the family Corophiidae, after a revision by J.L. Barnard (1972). [details]