Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Copepoda > Infraclass Neocopepoda > Superorder Gymnoplea > Order Calanoida > Family Diaixidae

Diaixis Sars G.O., 1902

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Diaixis helenae Andronov, 1979
Diaixis hibernica (Scott A., 1896)
Diaixis pygmaea (Scott T., 1894)
Diaixis trunovi Andronov, 1979


original description

Sars, G.O. (1902). Copepoda Calanoida, Parts V & VI, Scolecithricidae, Stephidae, Tharybidae, Pseudocyclopiidae. An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species. Bergen Museum 4: 49-72, pls. 33-48.

basis of record

Boxshall, G. (2001). Copepoda (excl. Harpacticoida), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 252-268

additional source

Andronov, V.N.. 2003. The calanoid copepods (Crustacea) of the genera Diaixis Sars, 1902, Parundinella Fleminger, 1957, Undinella Sars, 1900 and Tharybis Sars, 1902. Arthropoda Selecta 11(1):1-80.(2002) (In Russian, with extended English summary)

additional source

Bradford, J.M., L. Haakonssen & J.B. Jillett. 1983. The marine fauna of New Zealand: pelagic calanoid copepods:families Euchaetidae, Phaennidae, Scolecithricidae, Diaixidae, and Tharybidae. Memoirs of the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute 90:1-150, figs. 1-103.

additional source

Mauchline, J.. 1988. Taxonomic value of pore pattern in the integument of calanoid copepods (Crustacea). Journal of Zoology, London 214(4):697-749.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa




3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Diaixis

External Links



Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2014). Diaixis Sars G.O., 1902. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:104167




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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