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Corophium volutator


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lexID:
7204 
Scientific:
Corophium volutator 
German:
Schlickkrebs 
English:
mud shrimp 
Category:
Andre krepsdyr 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Amphipoda (Order) > Corophiidae (Family) > Corophium (Genus) > volutator (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Atlanterhavet, Vest, Britiske Øyer, Europakysten, Nordatlanteren, Nordsjøen 
Size:
0.6 cm - 0.9 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Corophium acherusicum
  • Corophium acutum
  • Corophium affine
  • Corophium alienense
  • Corophium arenarium
  • Corophium baconi
  • Corophium bonelli
  • Corophium bonnellii
  • Corophium brevis
  • Corophium clarencense
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-06-08 13:14:13 

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Corophium volutator (Pallas, 1766)

This mud shrimp is white and brown in colour.Male are 9 mm in lenth with very long 2 Antennae.Female grows up to 6 mm in lenght with short 2 Antennae.Mud shrimps lives in the Wadden sea buried in mud, lives in a u-shaped tube.This species are filter feeders and feeds on plankton.

Corophium volutator occurs in fresh water,brackish water and in intertidal mud flats.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Peracarida (Superorder) > Amphipoda (Order) > Senticaudata (Suborder) > Corophiida (Infraorder) > Corophiidira (Parvorder) > Corophioidea (Superfamily) > Corophiidae (Family) > Corophiinae (Subfamily) > Corophiini (Tribe) > Corophium (Genus)

External links

  1. Marlin.UK (en)
  2. WoRMS (en)

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