Compendium of Bogidiellid Amphipoda Species

Identification, distribution and ecology of Bogidiellids of World



Bogidiellid morphology is an obvious reflection of their habitat. Bogidiellids morphologically is diverse group of stygobiotic amphipods (eyeless, unpigmented species of stygomorphic facies), inhabits a variety of subterranean biotopes worldwide. Below we provides a general information on their morphology.

General morphology get an initial view on this link

Appendageses morphology

Sexual dimorphism

Table 1. Sex identity and secondary sexual dimorphism expressiveness of described bogidiellid species (preview).

Source: sex_identity.xlsx (Microsoft Excel 2007)

Compiled with using of the following references: 

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith