Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 21 specimens in 25 taxa.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 4.5

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 4.5
 
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Associations

Animal / parasite / endoparasite
cystacanth of Echinorhynchus clavula endoparasitises Asellus

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Known predators

Asellus (Asellus (isopod) and other detritivores) is prey of:
Phagocata
Isoperia
Isogenus
Sialis
Nigronia
Semotilus
Rhinichthys
Gammarus
Salmonidae
Percidae
Macrocyclops
Acanthocyclops
Demicryptochironomus
Helobdella
Erpobdella
Molanna
Oecetis
Cyrnus
Turbellaria
salakka
Perca fluviatilis
Gymnocephalus cernus
Polycentropus
Ablabesmyia
Coregonus albula
Coregonus lavaretus
Aythya fuligula

Based on studies in:
USA: Kentucky (River)
Scotland (Lake or pond)
Scotland, Loch Leven (Lake or pond)
Finland (Lake or pond, Littoral)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. W. Minshall, Role of allochthonous detritus in the trophic structure of a woodland springbrook community, Ecology 48(1):139-149, from p. 148 (1967).
  • N. C. Morgan and D. S. McLusky, A summary of the Loch Leven IBP results in relation to lake management and future research, Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh Series B 74:407-416, from p. 408 (1972).
  • K. Aulio, K. Jumppanen, H. Molsa, J. Nevalainen, M. Rajasilta, I. Vuorinen, Litoraalin merkitys Pyhajarven kalatuotannolle, Sakylan Pyhajarven Tila Ja Biologinen Tuotanto (Lounais-Suomen Vesiensuojeluyhdistys R. Y., Turku, Finland, 1981) 47:173-176.
  • M. E. Blindloss, A. V. Holden, A. E. Bailey-Watts and I. R. Smith, Phytoplankton production, chemical and physical conditions in Loch Leven. Productivity Problems of Freshwaters (Eds. Z. Kajak and A. Hillbricht-Ilkowska), Polish Scientific Publishers, War
  • J. Sarvala, Paarjarven energiatalous, Luonnon Tutkija 78:181-190, from p. 185.
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Known prey organisms

Asellus (Asellus (isopod) and other detritivores) preys on:
detritus
Bacillariophyceae
algae
benthic macroalgae
bottom organic matter
decomposer

Based on studies in:
USA: Kentucky (River)
Scotland (Lake or pond)
Finland (Lake or pond, Littoral)
Scotland, Loch Leven (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. W. Minshall, Role of allochthonous detritus in the trophic structure of a woodland springbrook community, Ecology 48(1):139-149, from p. 148 (1967).
  • N. C. Morgan and D. S. McLusky, A summary of the Loch Leven IBP results in relation to lake management and future research, Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh Series B 74:407-416, from p. 408 (1972).
  • K. Aulio, K. Jumppanen, H. Molsa, J. Nevalainen, M. Rajasilta, I. Vuorinen, Litoraalin merkitys Pyhajarven kalatuotannolle, Sakylan Pyhajarven Tila Ja Biologinen Tuotanto (Lounais-Suomen Vesiensuojeluyhdistys R. Y., Turku, Finland, 1981) 47:173-176.
  • M. E. Blindloss, A. V. Holden, A. E. Bailey-Watts and I. R. Smith, Phytoplankton production, chemical and physical conditions in Loch Leven. Productivity Problems of Freshwaters (Eds. Z. Kajak and A. Hillbricht-Ilkowska), Polish Scientific Publishers, War
  • J. Sarvala, Paarjarven energiatalous, Luonnon Tutkija 78:181-190, from p. 185.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:253Public Records:253
Specimens with Sequences:253Public Species:2
Specimens with Barcodes:253Public BINs:48
Species:2         
Species With Barcodes:2         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Asellus

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Wikipedia

Asellus

Asellus is a genus of isopod crustaceans in the family Asellidae. It contains the following species:[1]

References

  1. ^ Marilyn Schotte (2011). "Asellus Geoffroy, 1762". In M. Schotte, C. B. Boyko, N. L. Bruce, G. C. B. Poore, S. Taiti & G. D. F. Wilson. World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148666. Retrieved April 20, 2011.


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