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Microdeutopus gryllotalpa   Costa, 1853

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Amphipoda | Aoridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Zettler, M.L. and F. Gosselck. 2006. (Ref. 95730)

Size / Weight / Age

Common length : 0.63 cm BL (female)

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic: Germany, Baltic Sea.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Main food based on another species from the same Genus; to be replaced with a different reference (Ref. 96565). Mating behavior: Males locate potential partners with the aid of their antenna to detect the pheromones released by the females; the male then rides or carries the female until the latter is ready to molt. When the female is ready, the male pushes the sperm into the marsupium and releases the female afterwards. A few hours later, the female releases her eggs into the marsupium for fertilization. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium. Eggs hatch into juveniles and remain in the marsupium for a few days. Each species undergo 20 molts at most, i.e., 1-year long life cycle (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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