Bodotria scorpioides

Bodotria scorpioides is a species of crustacean belonging to the order Cumacea.[1] They are found in the East Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.[2] B. scorpioides does not possess a free telson. The first thoracic somite is too short to be seen from above, the second is longer.[2] Both males and females have exopods (outer branches) on the first pereopods only.[2]

Bodotria scorpioides
Bodotria scorpioides (male).jpg
Male Bodotria scorpioides
Bodotria scorpioides (female).jpg
Female Bodotria scorpioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Subphylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Species:
B. scorpioides
Binomial name
Bodotria scorpioides
(Montagu, 1804)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Les Watling (June 12, 2011). Les Watling (ed.). "Bodotria scorpioides (Montagu, 1804)". World Cumacea database. World Register of Marine Species.
  2. ^ a b c M. J. de Kluijver & S. S. Ingalsuo. "Bodotria scorpioides (Montagu, 1804)". Macrobenthos of the North Sea: Crustacea in Marine Species Identification Portal. Retrieved 20 May 2019.

External linksEdit

  Data related to Bodotria scorpioides at Wikispecies