Parabopyrella thomasi (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1929)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bopyrella thomasi Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1929


Conservation Status






Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Nierstrasz, H. F. and Brender à Brandis, G. A. (1929). Papers from Dr. Th. Mortensen's Pacific Expedition 1914-16. 48. Epicaridea 1. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjobenhavn. 87: 1-44.

Other references:

Boyko, C.B.; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M.; Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Parabopyrella thomasi (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1929). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-11-02

Markham, J. C. (1985). A review of the bopyrid isopods infesting caridean shrimps in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, with special reference to those collected during the Hourglass cruises in the Gulf of Mexico. Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises 7(3): 1-156.

Romero-Rodríguez, Jesús and Martínez-Mayén, Mario. (2018). Rediscovery of the bopyrid isopod Parabopyrella thomasi (Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1929), parasite of the arrow shrimp Tozeuma carolinense Kingsley, 1878 (Decapoda, Caridea) in the Caribbean region. Crustaceana 91(10): 1183-1194. [Abstract]


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