Overview

Distribution

Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Cobscook Bay to Cape Hatteras
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Neotype for Anthura polita Stimpson, 1855
Catalog Number: USNM 112256
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): J. Morrison
Year Collected: 1941
Locality: Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Beach, 100 Ft Off Shore, Maryland, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 6 to 6
  • Neotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

estuarine. infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 788 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 26 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -99 - 119
  Temperature range (°C): 6.682 - 26.823
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.327 - 10.863
  Salinity (PPS): 32.419 - 36.175
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.582 - 6.128
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.076 - 0.996
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.868 - 7.484

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -99 - 119

Temperature range (°C): 6.682 - 26.823

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.327 - 10.863

Salinity (PPS): 32.419 - 36.175

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.582 - 6.128

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.076 - 0.996

Silicate (umol/l): 0.868 - 7.484
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

intertidal - 35
  • Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cyathura polita

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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