Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Lophogastrida > Family Eucopiidae > Genus Eucopia

Eucopia sculpticauda Faxon, 1893

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EucopiaDana, 1852accepted genus name
Chalaraspis Willemoes-Suhm, 1875 synonym


original description

Faxon, W., 1893. Reports on the dredging operations off the west coast of Central America to the Galapagos, to the west coast of Mexico, and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer ”Albatross”, during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z.L. Tanner, U.S.N., commanding. VI. Preliminary descriptions of new species of Crustacea.— Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 24: 149-220.

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Brattegard, T. (2001). Mysidacea, 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. 293-295

additional source

Muller, H.G. (1993) . World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p

additional source

Wooldridge, T.H., J. Mees & P. Webb (1997). A new species of Gastrosaccus (Crustacea, Mysidacea) from beaches in Madagascar. Hydrobiologia 354: 119-126.

additional source

Kathman, R.D., W.C. Austin, J.C. Saltman & J.D. Fulton (1986): Identification manual of the Mysidacea and Euphausiacea of the northeast Pacific. - Can. Spec. Publ. Fish. Aquat.Sci., 93: 1-411

additional source

Meland, K. (2002 onwards). Mysidacea: Families, Subfamilies and Tribes. Version 1: 2 October 2002.

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. & Tattersall, O.S. (1951). The British Mysidacea. Ray Society: London. VIII, 460 pp

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. 1951. A review of the Mysidacea of the United States National Museum.-- Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 201: 1-292.

additional source

World List of the Mysidacea - Created by Wooldridge, T. & Mees, J.

additional source

Price, W. W., R. W. Heard, P. Aas, and K. Meland. 2009. Lophogastrida (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 923–927 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Eucopia sculpticauda Faxon, 1893. In: Mees, J. & K. Meland (Eds) (2012 onwards) World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. 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:119920




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