Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Branchiopoda > Subclass Phyllopoda > Order Diplostraca > Suborder Onychocaudata > Infraorder Cladoceromorpha > Infraorder Cladocera > Subsection Gymnomera > Kingdom Onychopoda > Family Podonidae > Genus Podon

Podon leuckartii (Sars G.O., 1862)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PodonLilljeborg, 1853accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Polish: podon morski


basis of record

Boxshall, G. (2001). Cladocera - Branchiopoda, 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. 243-244

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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

BODC (2009). Species list from the British Oceanographic Data Centre.

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

ITIS database

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications)
Barcode of Life (18 barcodes)
GenBank (25 nucleotides; 10 proteins)


Boxshall, G. (2014). Podon leuckartii (Sars G.O., 1862). 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:106277




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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