BIOTIC Species Information for Ampelisca brevicornis
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Taxonomy
Scientific nameAmpelisca brevicornis Common nameAn amphipod
MCS CodeS427 Recent SynonymsAmpelisca bellianus

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassPeracarida OrderAmphipoda
SuborderGammaridea FamilyAmpeliscidae
GenusAmpelisca Speciesbrevicornis
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAccurate identification of amphipods can be difficult and usually requires some microscopic examination (see Lincoln, 1979).
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Lincoln, 1979,
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