Bodotria scorpioides

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Bodotria scorpioides
Bodotria scorpioides (male).jpg
Male Bodotria scorpioides
Bodotria scorpioides (female).jpg
Female Bodotria scorpioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Cumacea
Family: Bodotriidae
Genus: Bodotria
Species: B. scorpioides
Binomial name
Bodotria scorpioides
(Montagu, 1804)

Bodotria scorpioides is a species of crustacean belonging to the order Cumacea and the genus Bodotria.[1] They are found in the East Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.[2] B. scorpioides does not possess a free telson. The first thoracic somite is too short to be seen from above, the second is longer.[2] Both males and females have exopods (outer branches) on the first pereopods only.[2]


  1. ^ Les Watling (June 12, 2011). Les Watling, ed. "Bodotria scorpioides (Montagu, 1804)". World Cumacea database. World Register of Marine Species. 
  2. ^ a b c M. J. de Kluijver & S. S. Ingalsuo. "Bodotria scorpioides (Montagu, 1804)". Macrobenthos of the North Sea: Crustacea. Universiteit van Amsterdam. Retrieved June 12, 2011. [permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Data related to Bodotria scorpioides at Wikispecies