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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Amphipoda
Subordo: Gammaridea

Familia: Acanthonotozomellidae
Genera (3): Acanthonotozomella – Acanthonotozomoides – Amatiguakius

Acanthonotozomellidae Coleman & Barnard, 1991: 257

Type genus: Acanthonotozomella Schellenberg, 1926, by original designation.

Primary references

Coleman, C.O. & Barnard, J.L. 1991. Revision of Iphimediidae and similar families (Amphipoda: Gammaridea). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 104(2): 253–268. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

d'Udekem d'Acoz, C., Verheye, M.L. 2017. Epimeria of the Southern Ocean with notes on their relatives (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Eusiroidea). European Journal of Taxonomy. 359: 1-553. DOI: 10.5852/ejt.2017.359 Open access Reference page. [see pages 159-160]


Acanthonotozomellidae in the World Register of Marine Species

Acanthonotozomellidae is a family of amphipod crustaceans. A new species was discovered deep in Drake Passage in 2001, with small teeth covering its body.[1] As of 2022, four genera and eight species are currently recognized.[2]



Coleman, Charles Oliver; Jäger, Ines (1 April 2001). "Acanthonotozomella Rauscherti (Amphipoda, Acanthonotozomellidae), a New Species from the Antarctic Ocean". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 21 (2): 475–483. doi:10.1163/20021975-99990149.
Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C. (2022). "World Amphipoda Database. Acanthonotozomellidae Coleman & J.L. Barnard, 1991". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2022-07-06.


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