Chondrochelia savignyi (Krøyer, 1842)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tanais Savignyi Krøyer, 1842 (original combination); Leptochelia savignyi (Krøyer, 1842); Paratanais savignyi (Krøyer, 1842); Tanais Edwardsii Krøyer, 1842; Leptochelia edwardsii (Krøyer, 1842); Leptochelia dubia Sars, 1886


Conservation Status




Madeira, Atlantic Ocean (northern)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Krøyer, H. (1842). Nye Arter af Slaegten Tanais. Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift Ser. I. 4: 167-188, pl. 2.


Other references:

Bamber, Roger N. (2010). In the footsteps of Henrik Nikolaj Krøyer: the rediscovery and redescription of Leptochelia savignyi (Krøyer, 1842) sensu stricto (Crustacea: Tanaidacea: Leptocheliidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 123(4): 289-311. [Abstract]

Esquete, P.; Ramos, E.; Riera, R. (2016). New data on the Tanaidacea (Crustacea: Peracarida) from the Canary Islands, with a description of a new species of Apseudopsis. Zootaxa. 4093(2): 248-260. [Abstract]

Gutu, M. (2016). Systematic Novelties of the Enigmatic Universe of the Leptocheliids (Crustacea: Tanaidacea). ePublishers, Bucharest, Romania.

WoRMS (2021). Chondrochelia savignyi (Kroyer, 1842). Accessed at: on 2021-11-02


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