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

Paralaophonte Lang, 1948

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Paralaophonte brevirostris (Claus, 1863)
Paralaophonte dieuzeidei (Monard, 1936)
Paralaophonte hyperborea (Sars G.O., 1909)
Paralaophonte innae Chislenko, 1977
Paralaophonte karmensis (Sars G.O., 1911)
Paralaophonte macera (Sars G.O., 1908)
Paralaophonte majae Petkovski, 1964
Paralaophonte octavia (Monard, 1935)
Paralaophonte ormieresi Raibaut, 1969
Paralaophonte perplexa (Scott T., 1899)
Paralaophonte quaterspinata (Brian, 1917)
Paralaophonte royi (Jakubisiak, 1932)
Paralaophonte spitzbergensis Mielke, 1974
Paralaophonte taurina (Monard, 1928)
Paralaophonte tenera (Sars G.O., 1920)
Paralaophonte zimmeri (Douwe, 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

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

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

Lang, K. 1944. Monographie der Harpacticiden (Vorlaufige Mitteilung). Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri Ab, Uppsala 39pp. (19-ii-1944)




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

External Links



Boxshall, G. (2014). Paralaophonte Lang, 1948. 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:115379




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