Munnopsidae,,

Amon, Diva J, Ziegler, Amanda F, Drazen, Jeffrey C, Grischenko, Andrei V, Leitner, Astrid B, Lindsay, Dhugal J, Voight, Janet R, Wicksten, Mary K, Young, Craig M & Smith, Craig R, 2017, Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Ctenophora, Mollusca, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 14598-14598: 14598

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e14598

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scientific name

Munnopsidae
status

 

cf. Munnopsidae morphospecies 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On a sponge; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; associatedReferences: Amon DJ, Ziegler AF, Dahlgren TG, Glover AG, Goineau A, Gooday AJ, Wiklund H, Smith CR. Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Scientific Reports. 2016;6. doi: 10.1038/srep30492; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Munnopsidae morphospecies; scientificName: Munnopsidae sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Malacostraca; order: Isopoda; family: Munnopsidae; taxonRank: family; scientificNameAuthorship: Lilljeborg, 1864; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4070; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.7603; decimalLongitude: -116.4678; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Mary Wicksten, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-18; eventTime: 2:57; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 5 (RV05); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: Imaged only; associatedReferences: Amon DJ, Ziegler AF, Dahlgren TG, Glover AG, Goineau A, Gooday AJ, Wiklund H, Smith CR. Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Scientific Reports. 2016;6. doi: 10.1038/srep30492; Taxon: taxonConceptID: cf. Munnopsidae morphospecies; scientificName: Munnopsidae sp.; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Malacostraca; order: Isopoda; family: Munnopsidae; taxonRank: family; scientificNameAuthorship: Lilljeborg, 1864; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4110; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.8500; decimalLongitude: -116.6456; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 25; Identification: identifiedBy: Mary Wicksten, Diva J. Amon, Amanda F. Ziegler; dateIdentified: 2014; identificationRemarks: Identified only from imagery; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Remotely Operated Vehicle; eventDate: 2013-10-10; eventTime: 11:27; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Dive 1 (RV01); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: HumanObservationGoogleMaps 

Notes

Like amphipods, isopods lack a carapace and have eyes set into the head. Very long spider-like legs and compact body. Distinguished from true sea spiders ( Pycnogonida  ), which have a long anterior proboscis and a segmented slender body.

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