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Bathynomus giganteus

Bathynomus giganteus , Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Cladus: Scutocoxifera
Subordo: Cymothoida
Superfamilia: Cirolanoidea
Familia: Cirolanidae
Genus: Bathynomus
Species: Bathynomus giganteus

Name

Bathtnomus giganteus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879.

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. USA.

References

* Briones-Fourzhn P. & Lozano-Alvarez, E.(1991). Aspects of the biology of the giant isopod Bathynomus giganteus A. Milne Edwards, 1879 (Flabellifera: Cirolanidae), off the Yucatan Peninsula. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 11:375-385.
* Holthuis, L.B. & Mikula, W. R. (1972). Notes on the deep-sea isopod of the genus Bathynomus A. Milne Edwards, 1879. Bulletin of Marine Sciences 22(3):575-591.
* Milne Edwards, A. (1879). Sur un isopode gigantesque des grandes profundeurs de la mer, C, r. herb. Séanc, Acad. Sci., Paris 88:21-23.
* Milne Edwards, A. (1879). Ona gigantic isopod from the great dephs of the sea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser 5, 3:241-243
* Bathynomus giganteus Report on ITIS
* ZipCodeZoo Bathtnomus giganteus A Milne Edwards, 1879

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