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

Eurytemora affinis (Poppe, 1880)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Temora Baird, 1850

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EurytemoraGiesbrecht, 1881accepted genus name

Species group names

Temora affinis Poppe, 1880 objective synonym
Eurytemora hirundo Giesbrecht, 1881 synonym
Eurytemora raboti Richard, 1897 synonym


original description

Poppe, S.A.. 1880. Über eine neue Art der Calaniden-Gattung Temora, Baird. Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Bremen 7:55-60, pl. 3.

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

ITIS database

additional source

Appeltans, W. (2001). Distribution of Eurytemora affinis (Poppe, 1880) (Copepoda: Calanoida) in the Schelde estuary (Belgium - the Netherlands): the effect of oxygen?. BSc Thesis. Free University of Brussels: Brussel, Belgium. 15 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Appeltans, W., A. Hannouti, S. van Damme, K. Soetaert, R. Vanthomme & M. Tackx. 2003. Zooplankton in the Schelde estuary (Belgium/The Netherlands). The distribution of Eurytemora affinis: effect of oxygen? Journal of Plankton Research 25(11):1441-1445.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (93 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection
Barcode of Life (75 barcodes)
GenBank (384 nucleotides; 384 proteins)


Boxshall, G. (2014). Eurytemora affinis. 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:104872

Drs. Danielle Defaye. Eurytemora affinis (Poppe, 1880). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=237292




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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