Iathrippa sarsi (Pfeffer, 1887)
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Janiridae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 700 m
Distribution:  Antarctic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth range based on a locality (Ref. 3113); to be replaced with a better reference. Found on holdfasts of H. grandifolius and floating holdfasts of M. pyrifera (Ref. 117937). Members of the order Isopoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into manca postlarva before developing into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 10.08.11

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