Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Copepoda > Infraclass Neocopepoda > Superorder Podoplea > Order Harpacticoida > Family Laophontidae

Laophonte Philippi, 1840

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Laophonte adamsiae Raibaut, 1966
Laophonte aldonae Chislenko, 1977
Laophonte baltica Klie, 1929
Laophonte borceai Jakubisiak, 1938
Laophonte brevifurca Sars G.O., 1920
Laophonte commensalis Raibaut, 1962
Laophonte cornuta Philippi, 1840
Laophonte denticornis Scott T., 1894
Laophonte depressa Scott T., 1894
Laophonte dinocerata Monard, 1926
Laophonte dominicalis Monard, 1935
Laophonte farrani Roe, 1958
Laophonte foxi Harding, 1956
Laophonte inopinata Scott T., 1892
Laophonte inornata Scott A., 1902
Laophonte nordgaardi Sars G.O., 1908
Laophonte parvula Sars G.O., 1908
Laophonte parvuloides Monard, 1935
Laophonte serrata (Claus, 1863)
Laophonte setosa Boeck, 1865
Laophonte sima Gurney, 1927
Laophonte thoracica Boeck, 1865
Laophonte trilobata Willey, 1929


basis of record

Huys, R. (2001). Copepoda - 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. 268-280

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

Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Bodin, P. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods. 1997 edition. Studiedocumenten van het K.B.I.N. = Documents de Travail de l'I.R.Sc.N.B., 89. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 304 pp.

additional source

Philippi, A. 1840. Zoologische Bemerkungen (Fortsetzung). IV. Kurze Charakteristik mehrerer neuer Genera aus der Familie der Copepoden. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte 6(1):181-195. (Copepoda:188-191, pl.3 figs.12-13, pl.4 figs.1-2.)




3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Laophonte
3x5 J.S. Ho Taxonomic Card - Laophonte

External Links



WoRMS (2014). Laophonte Philippi, 1840. 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:115374

Drs. Danielle Defaye. Laophonte Philippi, 1840. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=238252




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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