Munneurycope menziesi

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Janiroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Janiroidea

Familia: Munnopsididae
Subfamilia: incertae subfamiliae
Genus: Munneurycope
Species: Munneurycope menziesi

Name edit

Munneurycope menziesi Wolff, 1962

Holotype: ZMUC CRU-7243 - female
Type-locality: Kermadec Trench; 32°10’S 177°14’W. Habitat: marine, 6960-7000 m depth
Paratypes: none

Descriptions edit

Distribution edit

Kermadec Trench (Wolff, 1956, 1962).

Habitat edit

Deep-sea marine species, found at a depth of 6960-7000 m on brown clay with pumice (Wolff, 1956, 1962).

References edit

  • Crustacea collection at ZMUC
  • Wolff, T. (1956). Isopoda from depths exceeding 6000 meters. Galathea Report 2: 85–157.
  • Wolff, T. (1962). The systematics and biology of bathyal and abyssal Isopoda Asellota. Galathea Report 6: 7–320, pl. i-xix.