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

Anomalocera patersoni Templeton, 1837

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnomaloceraTempleton, 1837accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Ukrainian: Аномалоцера Патерсона


original description

Templeton, R.. 1837. Description of a new Irish crustaceous animal, (Anomalocera patersonii). Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2:34-40, text-fig., pl. 5.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Wilson, C.B.. 1932. The copepods of the Woods Hole region, Massachusetts. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 158:1-635, figs. 1-316, pls. 1-41. (16-viii-1932)

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Copepod database, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (55 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Boxshall, G. (2014). Anomalocera patersoni Templeton, 1837. 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:104722




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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