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

Megacalanus princeps (Brady, 1883)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MegacalanusWolfenden, 1904accepted genus name

Literature

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

basis of record

Grice, G.D. & K. Hulsemann (1967). Bathypelagic calanoid copepods of the Western Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D. C. Vol. 122, No. 3583: 1-67.

additional source

Ices Zooplankton sheet n° 32:Copepoda

additional source

Suárez-Morales, E., J. W. Fleeger, and P. A. Montagna. 2009. Free-Living Copepoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 841–869 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Statio

additional source

Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Wells, J.B. J.; Ho, J. (2009). Copepoda (Crustacea). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2012). Megacalanus princeps (Brady, 1883). In: Walter, T.C., Boxshall, G. (Eds) (2012). World Copepoda database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:104622

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-08-06 by T. Chad Walter

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