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

Canuella perplexa Scott T. & A., 1893

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CanuellaScott T. & A., 1893accepted genus name


original description

Scott, T.; Scott, A. 1893. Notes on Copepoda from the Firth of Forth: Longipedia coronata, Claus; and a preliminary description of an apparently new genus and species. Annals of Scottish Natural History 1893:89-94, pl. 2. (iv-1893)

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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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

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.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Walter, T. Chad (2014). Canuella perplexa Scott T. & A., 1893. 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:115723

Drs. Danielle Defaye. Canuella perplexa T. Scott & A. Scott, 1893. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=238160




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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