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

Calocalanus Giesbrecht, 1888

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Ischnocalanus Bernard, 1963 synonym


Calocalanus adriaticus Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus africanus Shmeleva, 1979
Calocalanus alboranus Shmeleva, 1979
Calocalanus atlanticus Shmeleva, 1975
Calocalanus contractus Farran, 1926
Calocalanus elegans Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus elongatus Shmeleva, 1968
Calocalanus equalicauda (Bernard, 1958)
Calocalanus fusiformis Shmeleva, 1978
Calocalanus gracilis Tanaka, 1956
Calocalanus gresei Shmeleva, 1973
Calocalanus indicus Shmeleva, 1974
Calocalanus kristalli Shmeleva, 1968
Calocalanus latus Shmeleva, 1968
Calocalanus lomonosovi Shmeleva, 1975
Calocalanus longisetosus Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus longispinus Shmeleva, 1978
Calocalanus minor Shmeleva, 1980
Calocalanus namibiensis Andronov, 1973
Calocalanus neptunus Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus omaniensis Shmeleva, 1975
Calocalanus ovalis Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus paracontractus Shmeleva, 1974
Calocalanus parelongatus Shmeleva, 1979
Calocalanus pavo (Dana, 1852)
Calocalanus pavoninus Farran, 1936
Calocalanus plumatus Shmeleva, 1965
Calocalanus plumulosus (Claus, 1863)
Calocalanus pseudocontractus Bernard, 1958
Calocalanus styliremis Giesbrecht, 1888
Calocalanus tenuiculus Andronov, 1973
Calocalanus tenuis Farran, 1926
Calocalanus vivesei Shmeleva, 1979


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

Ices Zooplankton sheet n° 32:Copepoda




3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Calocalanus

External Links



Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Calocalanus Giesbrecht, 1888. 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:104193




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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