Microphoxus cornutus ( Schellenberg, 1931 )

Alonso, G. M., 2012, Amphipod crustaceans (Corophiidea and Gammaridea) associated with holdfasts of Macrocystis pyrifera from the Beagle Channel (Argentina) and additional records from the Southwestern Atlantic, Journal of Natural History 46 (29 - 30), pp. 1799-1894: 1884-1885

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2012.692825

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scientific name

Microphoxus cornutus ( Schellenberg, 1931 )
status

 

Microphoxus cornutus ( Schellenberg, 1931)  

Metharpinia cornuta Schellenberg, 1931: 68–69   , fig. 35.

Microphoxus cornutus: Alonso de Pina, 2003: 1045–1051   , figs. 10–12; Chiesa et al., 2005: 171, tb. 2; De Broyer et al., 2007: 190, 191; Alonso de Pina et al., 2008: 19, 20.

Material examined

Argentina; Beagle Channel, northern   Isla Despard, 54 ◦ 52 ′ S, 68 ◦ 10 ′ W, 8–12 m depth, colls. D. Aureliano and A. Ferlito, don. G. Lovrich: 1 ♀ (with setose oostegites) 4 mm, 14 February 2000, MACN-In 38720. Golfo San José GoogleMaps   ; Isla de los Pájaros, approx   . 42 ◦ 25 ′ S, 64 ◦ 30 ′ W: 5 ovig. ♀♀ 3–3.6 mm, 2 ♀♀ 3 and 3.05 mm, low tide, low mid-littoral, 18 November 1976, don. L. Orensanz , MACN-In 38721; off El Riacho, approx GoogleMaps   . 42 ◦ 24 ′ S, 64 ◦ 35 ′ W: 5 ♀♀ 4.3–5.15 mm, mid-littoral, December 2005, coll. and don. L. Orensanz , MACN-In 38722. Chubut province; San Román GoogleMaps   , 42 ◦ 14 ′ S, 64 ◦ 13 ′ W: 3 ♀♀ 3–3.3 mm, sandy beach, 17 November 1975, coll. and don. L. Orensanz, MACN- In 38723. SAO GoogleMaps   I survey; sandy bottom, 1971, don. L. Orensanz, sta 26, 41 ◦ 05 ′ 30" S, 65 ◦ 08 ′ 30" W: 1 ♀ 3 mm, 1 sex indet. 2.15 mm, 16.5 m depth, MACN-In 38724; sta 52, 41 ◦ 05 ′ 30" S, 65 ◦ 07 ′ 30 ′′ W: 1 sex indet. 3 mm, 29 m depth, MACN-In 38725; sta 23, 40 ◦ 57 ′ S, 65 ◦ 05 ′ W: 1 ovig. ♀ 2.9 mm, 3 ♀♀ 2.75–3 mm, 1 sex indet. 2 mm, 12.5 m depth, MACN-In 38726. Goyena survey; don. L. Orensanz, sta 7 GoogleMaps   , 38 ◦ 01 ′ S, 57 ◦ 26 ′ W: 1 ♂ 5.1 mm, 22.5 m depth, 1968, MACN-In 38727; sta 1, 37 ◦ 56.2 ′ S, 57 ◦ 26.4 ′ W: 1 ♀ 6.3 mm, 12.5 m depth, 19 April 1968, MACN-In 38728. Hero survey; sta 16 GoogleMaps   , 37 ◦ 38 ′ S, 56 ◦ 48 ′ W: 3 ♀♀ 6–7.6 mm, 2 ♂♂ 6 and 7 mm, small dredge, 30 m depth, 26 August 1971, don. L. Orensanz , MACN-In 38729. Buenos Aires province; northern Mar del Plata, approx GoogleMaps   . 38 ◦ 03 ′ S, 57 ◦ 31 ′ W: 1 ♂ 3 mm, plankton, 20 m depth, October 1968, colls. L. Orensanz and A. Escofet, MACN-In 38730. Survey 9508; off GoogleMaps   Uruguay, grab type McIntyre, coll. M. Baronna, don. F. Scarabino, sta 36, 36 ◦ 28 ′ S, 54 ◦ 23 ′ W: 1 ♀ 4 mm, 75.5 m depth, 7 October 1995, MNHNM GoogleMaps   w / o n.; sta 25, 36 ◦ 15 ′ S, 54 ◦ 13 ′ W: 2 ♀♀ 3.7 and 4.2 mm, 65.5 m depth, 26 September 1995, MNHNM GoogleMaps   w / o n.

Remarks

Microphoxus cornutus ( Schellenberg, 1931)   is widely recorded in South America ; it has been reported from Brazil, northern and southern Argentina and southern Chile. Its presence in Uruguay is mentioned for the first time. The species burrows commonly in sediment substrates. Only one specimen associated with M. pyrifera   holdfasts was found in the Beagle Channel   .

SAO

Sammlung Oberli

MNHNM

Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Mexico City

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Amphipoda

Family

Phoxocephalidae

Genus

Microphoxus

Loc

Microphoxus cornutus ( Schellenberg, 1931 )

Alonso, G. M. 2012
2012
Loc

Microphoxus cornutus:

Alonso de Pina GM & Rauschert M & De Broyer C 2008: 19
De Broyer C & Lowry K & Jazdzewski K & Robert H 2007: 190
Chiesa IL & Alonso GM & Zelaya DG 2005: 171
Alonso de Pina GM 2003: 1051
2003
Loc

Metharpinia cornuta

Schellenberg A 1931: 69
1931