Caprella

Caprella equilibra, copyright Hans Hillewaert.

Belongs within: Caprelloidea.

Caprella is a diverse genus of skeleton shrimps characterised by the loss of pereopods 3 and 4, and absence of a mandibular palp in the mouthparts.

<==Caprella [Caprellinae]
    |--C. acanthifera Leach 1814BD95
    |--C. aequilibra Say 1818BD95
    |--C. californicaL95
    |--C. danilewskii (Czerniawski 1868)BD95
    |--C. equilibra Say 1818L95
    |--C. extensimana Laubitz 1995L95
    |--C. fretensis Stebbing 1878N00
    |--C. gigantochir Mayer 1803L95
    |--C. grandimanaBBB-S95
    |--C. insularis Laubitz 1995L95
    |--C. laevipes Mayer 1903L95
    |--C. linearis (Linnaeus 1758)BD95 [=Gammarus linearisL02]
    |--C. liparotensis (Haller 1880)BD95
    |--C. lobata [=Squilla lobata]L02
    |--C. madrasana (n. d.)L95
    |--C. microtuberculataS00
    |--C. mitis Mayer 1890BD95
    |--C. natalensis Mayer 1903L95
    |--C. palkii (n. d.)L95
    |--C. penantisBBB-S95
    |--C. punctataR26
    |--C. scaura Templeton 1836L95
    |--C. tabida Lucas 1846E12
    |--C. tuberculataM01
    `--C. wirtzi Krapp-Schickel & Takeuchi 2005F05

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BD95] Bakalem, A. & J.-C. Dauvin. 1995. Inventaire des crustacés amphipodes (Gammaridea, Caprellidea, Hyperiidea) des costes d’Algérie: essai de synthèse. Mésogée 54: 49–62.

[BBB-S95] Boubezari, K., G. Bitar & D. Bellan-Santini. 1995. Structure et organisation de trois moulières (Mytilus galloprovincialis et Perna perna) de la région d’Alger. Mésogée 54: 63–72.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[F05] Fernández, J. 2005. Noticia de nuevos táxones para la ciencia en el ámbito Íbero-Balear y Macaronésico. Nuevos táxones animales descritos en la península Ibérica y Macaronesia desde 1994 (IX). Graellsia 61 (2): 261–282.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 3. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[L95] Laubitz, D. R. 1995. Caprellidea (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from the southern and western Indian Ocean. Mésogée 54: 81–100.

[M01] M’Intosh, W. C. 1901. The coloration of marine animals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 7: 221–240.

[N00] Norman, A. M. 1900. British Amphipoda: families Pontoporeidae to Ampeliscidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 5: 326–346.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

[S00] Stebbing, T. R. R. 1900. Arctic Crustacea: Bruce collection. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 5: 1–16.

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