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

Thalestris Claus, 1862

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Thalestris brunnea Sars G.O., 1905
Thalestris curticornis Boeck, 1865
Thalestris denti Brady, 1905
Thalestris filifera Kritchagin, 1877
Thalestris frigida Scott T., 1899
Thalestris gibba (Krøyer, 1845)
Thalestris longimana Claus, 1863
Thalestris longipes Boeck, 1865
Thalestris microphylla Claus, 1863
Thalestris normani Scott T., 1903
Thalestris northumbrica (Brady, 1905)
Thalestris purpurea Sars G.O., 1905
Thalestris rhodymeniae (Brady, 1894)
Thalestris rufoviolascens Claus, 1866


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

Claus, C. 1863. Die frei lebenden Copepoden mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der Fauna Deutschlands, der Nordsee und des Mittelmeeres. Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig 1-230, pls. 1-37.

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.




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

External Links



Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Thalestris Claus, 1862. 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:115470




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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