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

Mesochra pygmaea (Claus, 1863)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Dactylopus

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MesochraBoeck, 1865accepted genus name

Species group names

Dactylopus pygmaea Claus, 1863 objective synonym

Literature

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

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 Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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

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

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

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Huys, R. (2011). Mesochra pygmaea (Claus, 1863). 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:115705

Drs. Danielle Defaye. Mesochra pygmaea (Claus, 1863). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=238092

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

no data

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Dr Geoffrey Boxshall & by Rony Huys & by Drs. Danielle Defaye

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