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

Monstrilla Dana, 1849

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Thaumaleus Krøyer, 1849 synonym


Monstrilla anglica Lubbock, 1857
Monstrilla angustipes (Isaac, 1974)
Monstrilla claparedei (Giesbrecht, 1893)
Monstrilla conjunctiva Giesbrecht, 1902
Monstrilla filogranarum Isaac, 1975
Monstrilla gracilicauda Giesbrecht, 1893
Monstrilla grandis Giesbrecht, 1891
Monstrilla helgolandica Claus, 1863
Monstrilla leucopis Sars G.O., 1921
Monstrilla longicornis Thompson I.C., 1890
Monstrilla longiremis Giesbrecht, 1893
Monstrilla minuta Isaac, 1975
Monstrilla obesa Isaac, 1975
Monstrilla roscovita Isaac, 1975
Monstrilla serricornis Sars G.O., 1921


basis of record

Boxshall, G. (2001). Copepoda (excl. 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. 252-268

additional source

Ices Zooplankton sheet n° 32:Copepoda

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




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

External Links



Boxshall, G. (2014). Monstrilla Dana, 1849. 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:119780




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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