Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Parabathynella badenwuerttembergensis n. sp., the first record of Parabathynellidae Noodt, 1965 (Malacostraca: Bathynellacea) from Germany

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

This Article is currently unavailable for purchase.
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

Cover image Placeholder

We describe the first species of Parabathynellidae discovered in Germany and assign the new species to Parabathynella due to its five-segmented antenna, the structure of the male thoracopod VIII, and the uropodal endopod bearing one basal plumose seta and a terminal spine. This new species, P. badenwuerttembergensis, differs largely from its congeners in its large body size, the rich number of ornaments on appendages (antennules, antenna, mouthparts, thoracopods I-VII, uropod), and of segments of appendages (exopod of thoracopod I-VII); these suggest a basal position of a new species within the genus. A two-segmented female thoracopod VIII with three apical setae, the feature of the male thoracopod VIII, and the possession of setae along both the inner and the outer margin of the uropodal exopod lead us to discuss the possible inclusion of Montanabathynella salish Camacho et al., 2009, into Parabathynella. Based on its own apomorphic characters Montanabathynella is maintained as a separate genus having a close relationship to Parabathynella.

Affiliations: 1: 1Institut für Umweltwissenschaften, Fortstrasse 7, D-76829 Landau, Germany; 2: 2National Institute of Biological Resources, Gyoungseo-Dong, Seo-Gu, Incheon, South-Korea, 404-170


Full text loading...


Data & Media loading...

1. Birstein J. A. , Ljovuschkin S. I. . 1964. "Occurrence of Bathynellacea (Crustacea, Syncarida) in Central Asia". Zoologicheskij Zhurnal Vol 43: 17- 27.
2. Botosaneanu L. 1971. "Observations sur la faune aquatique hypogée des Monts du Banat (Roumanie)". Travaux de l’Institut de Spéologie, ‘Émile Racovitza’ Vol 10: 123- 166.
3. Brtek J. 1964. "Funde von Bathynella natansVejd. und Parabathynella stygiaChapp. im Gebiet von Horná Nitra (Mittelslowakei)". Acta Rerum Naturalium Musei Nationalis Slovaci, Bratislava Vol 10: 34- 44.
4. Camacho A. I. 2005. "Disentangling an Asian puzzle: two new bathynellid genera from Vietnam". Journal of Natural History Vol 39: 2861- 2886. [Crossref]
5. Camacho A. I. , Hancock P. . 2010. "A new record of Parabathynellidae (Crustacea, Bathynellacea) in Australia: a new genus and species from New South Wales". Journal of Natural History Vol 44: 1081- 1094. [Crossref]
6. Camacho A. I. , Hancock P. . 2011. "First record of Syncarida from Queensland, Australia, with description of two new species of NotobathynellaSchminke, 1973 (Crustacea, Bathynellacea, Parabathynellidae)". Journal of Natural History Vol 45: 113- 135. [Crossref]
7. Camacho A. I. , Valdecasas A. G. . 2008. "Global diversity of syncarids (Syncarida; Crustacea) in fresh water". Hydrobiologia Vol 595: 257- 266. [Crossref]
8. Camacho A. I. , Stanford J. A. , Newell R. L. . 2009. "The first record of Syncarida in Montana, USA: a new genus and species of Parabathynellidae (Crustacea, Bathynellacea) in North America". Journal of Natural History Vol 43: 309- 321. [Crossref]
9. Camacho A. I. , Trontelj P. , Zagmajster M. . 2006. "First record of Bathynellacea in Chino: a new genus". Journal of Natural History Vol 40: 1747- 1760. [Crossref]
10. Chappuis P. A. 1926. " Parabathynella stygian. gen. n. sp. nouveau crustacé cavernicole de la Serbie orientale". Bulletin d la Société des Sciences de Cluj Vol 31: 7- 10.
11. Chappuis P. A. . 1939. "Über Bathynellaund Parabathynella ". Vestnik Ceskoslovenské Zoologické Spolecnosti, Peaze Vol 6-7: 120- 132.
12. Cho J. L. 2005. "A primitive representative of the Parabathynellidae (Bathynellacea, Syncarida) from Yilgarn Craton of Western Australia". Journal of Natural History Vol 39: 3423- 3433. [Crossref]
13. Cho J. L. , Humphreys W. F. . 2010. "Ten new species of the genus BrevisomabathynellaCho, Park and Ranga Reddy, 2006 (Malacostraca, Bathynellacea, Parabathynellidae) from Western Australia". Journal of Natural History Vol 44: 993- 1079. [Crossref]
14. Cho J. L. , Humphreys W. F. , Lee S. D. . 2006. "Phylogenetic relationships within the genus AtopobathynellaSchminke (Bathynellacea: Parabathynellidae)". Invertebrate Systematics Vol 20: 9- 41. [Crossref]
15. Cho J. L. , Park J. G. , Humphreys W. F. . 2005. "A new genus and six new species of the Parabathynellidae (Bathynellacea, Syncarida) from the Kimberley region, Western Australia". Journal of Natural History Vol 39: 2225- 2255. [Crossref]
16. Cho J. L. , Park J. G. , Ranga Reddy Y. . 2006. " Brevisomabathynellagen. nov. with two new species from Western Australia (Bathynellacea, Syncarida): the first definitive evidence of predation in Parabathynellidae". Zootaxa Vol 1247: 25- 42.
17. Dançau D. , Şerban E. . 1963. "Sur une nouvelle Parabathynellade Roumanie, Parabathynella motasinov. sp." Crustaceana Vol 5: 241- 250. [Crossref]
18. Delamare Deboutteville C. , Chappuis P. A. . 1954. "Recherches sur les Crustacés souterrains (Première Série) VI. Révision des genres ParabathynellaChappuis et ThermobathynellaCapart". Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et générale Vol 91: 83- 102.
19. Delamare Deboutteville C. , Coineau N. , Serban E. . 1975. "Découverte de la famille des Parabathynellidae (Bathynellacea) en Amériqye du Nord: Texanobathynella bowmanin. gen. n. sp." Comptes rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Acedémie des Sciences de Paris (D) Vol 280: 2223- 2226.
20. Guzik M. T. , Austin A. D. , Cooper S. J. B. , Harvey M. S. , Humphreys W. F. , Bradford T. , Eberhard S. M. , King R. A. , Leys R. , Muirhead K. A. , Tomlinson M. . 2001. "Is the Australian subterranean fauna uniquely diverse?" Invertebrate Systematics Vol 24: 407- 418. [Crossref]
21. Hong S. W. , Cho J. L. . 2009. "Three new species of Billibathynellafrom Western Australia (Crustacea, Syncarida, Parabathynellidae)". Journal of Natural History Vol 43: 2365- 2390. [Crossref]
22. Humphreys W. F. 2008. "Rising from Down Under: developments in subterranean biodiversity in Australia from a groundwater fauna perspective". Invertebrate Systematics Vol 22: 85- 101. [Crossref]
23. Mestrov M. 1957. "Bathynellacea aus dem Grundwasser von Zagreb". Bioloski Glasnik Vol 10: 127- 136.
24. Noodt W. 1965. "Natürliches System und Biogeographie der Syncarida (Crustacea, Malacostraca)". Gewässer und Abwässer Vol 37/38: 77- 186.
25. Schink B. 1999. "Prokaryotes in the biosphere", pp.  723- 811. In, Lengeler J. W. , Drews G. , Schlegel H. G. (eds.), Biology of the Prokaryotes. Thieme, Stuttgart.
26. Schminke H. K. 1973. "Evolution, System und Verbreitungsgeschichte der Familie Parabathynellidae (Bathynellacea, Malacostraca)". Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Mikrofauna des Meeresbodens Vol 24: 1- 192.
27. Schminke H. K. . 2007. "Bathynellacea", pp.  223- 238. In, Schminke H. K. , Gad G. (eds.), Grundwasserfauna Deutschlands. Ein Bestimmungswerk. 2007. DWA-Themen. Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall e.V., Hennef, Germany, 628 pp.
28. Schminke H. K. . 2011. "Parabathynellidae". Invertebrate Fauna of the World, National Institute of Biological Institute, Korea Vol 21: 1- 244.
29. Serban E. 1972. " Bathynella(Podophallocarida, Bathynellacea)". Travaux de l’Institut de Spéologie, ‘Émile Racovitza’ Vol 11: 11- 224.
30. Serban E. . 1994. " Issykkulibathynellan.g. et son espèce-type I. tianschanica (Jankowskaja) (Parabathynellidae, Bathynellacea, Podophallocarida)". Travaux de l’Institut de Spéologie, ‘Émile Racovitza’ Vol 33: 31- 48.

Article metrics loading...



Can't access your account?
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation