Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Copepoda > Infraclass Neocopepoda > Superorder Podoplea > Order Cyclopoida > Family Oithonidae > Genus Oithona

Oithona similis Claus, 1866

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OithonaBaird, 1843accepted genus name

Species group names

Oithona helgolandica (Claus, 1863) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Polish: ojtona

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

additional source

Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.

additional source

Murphy, J.A. and R.E. Cohen. 1978. A guide to the developmental stages of common coastal, Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine copepods. National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Center. Woods Hole Laboratory, Massachusetts. Woods Hole laboratory r

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

additional source

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 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

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

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

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Kouwenberg, J.; Boxshall, G. (2011). Oithona similis Claus, 1866. In: Walter, T.C., Boxshall, G. (Eds) (2011). 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:106656

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, brackish, fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2008-04-16 by Juliana Kouwenberg

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