Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Paranaspides lacustris Smith, 1908





Extra Distribution Information

Central Plateau.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tas: Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Algae feeder, benthic, detritivore, intertidal, lentic freshwater, nectonic.


General References

Cannon, H.G. & Manton, S.M. 1929. On the feeding mechanism of the syncarid Crustacea. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 56: 175-189 (feeding anatomy)

Fulton, W. 1982. Notes on the distribution and life cycle of Paranaspides lacustris Smith (Crustacea: Syncarida). Bulletin of the Australian Society for Limnology 8: 23-25 (distribution and life cycle)

Gordon, I. 1961. On the mandible of Paranaspides lacustris Smith—a correction. Crustaceana 2: 213-222 (morphology)

Lake, P.S. & Knott, B. 1973. On the freshwater crustaceans of the central Plateau. pp. 95-99 in Banks, M.R. (ed.). The Lake Country of Tasmania. Hobart : Royal Society of Tasmania. (ecology)

Manton, S.M. 1929. Observations on the habits of some Tasmanian Crustacea. Victorian Naturalist 45: 298-300 (biology)

Manton, S.M. 1930. Notes on the habits and feeding mechanisms of Anaspides and Paranaspides Crustacea, Syncarida). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1930: 791-800 (morphology, ecology)

Nicholls, G.E. 1947. On the Tasmanian Syncarida. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston 2: 9-16 (ecology, distribution)

Nicholls, G.E. & Spargo, D. 1932. Notes on the internal anatomy of the Anaspidacea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13 10: 153-166 (anatomy)

Smith, G.W. 1908. Preliminary account of the habits and structure of the Anaspididae, with remarks on some other freshwater Crustacea from Tasmania. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 80: 465-473 (morphology, ecology)

Smith, G.W. 1909. On the Anaspidacea, living and fossil. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 53: 489-578 (morphology)

Williams, W.D. 1965. Ecological notes on the Tasmanian Syncarida (Crustacea: Malacostraca), with a description of a new species of Anaspides. Internationale Revue der Gesamten Hydrobiologie 50: 95-126 (ecology, distribution)

Williams, W.D. 1974. Freshwater Crustacea. pp. 63-112 in Williams, W.D. (ed.). Biogeography and Ecology in Tasmania. The Hague : Junk 498 pp. (ecology, distribution)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-May-2011 12-May-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)