Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Ostracoda > Subclass Podocopa > Order Podocopida > Suborder Cytherocopina > Superfamily Cytheroidea > Family Loxoconchidae

Loxoconcha Sars, 1866

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Loxoconcha agilis Ruggieri, 1967
Loxoconcha alata Brady, 1868
Loxoconcha avellana (Brady, 1866)
Loxoconcha bairdi (Müller, 1894)
Loxoconcha bonaducei Ciampo, 1971
Loxoconcha concentrica Bonaduce, Ciampo & Masoli, 1976
Loxoconcha dimorpha Hartmann, 1959
Loxoconcha elliptica Brady, 1868
Loxoconcha exagona Bonaduce, Ciampo & Masoli, 1976
Loxoconcha geometrica Bonaduce, Ciampo & Masoli, 1976
Loxoconcha gibberosa Terquem, 1878
Loxoconcha globosa Schornikov, 1965
Loxoconcha granulata Sars, 1866
Loxoconcha helgolandica Klie, 1929
Loxoconcha impressa (Baird)
Loxoconcha levis Müller, 1894
Loxoconcha littoralis G. W. Muller, 1894
Loxoconcha malcomsoni Horne & Robinson, 1985
Loxoconcha mediterranea Müller, 1894
Loxoconcha minima Müller, 1894
Loxoconcha multifora (Norman, 1865)
Loxoconcha ovulata (Costa, 1853)
Loxoconcha parallela Müller, 1894
Loxoconcha pontica Klie, 1937
Loxoconcha pusilla Brady & Robertson, 1870
Loxoconcha rhomboidea (Fischer, 1855)
Loxoconcha rubritincta Ruggieri, 1964
Loxoconcha stellifera Müller, 1894
Loxoconcha subrugosa Ruggieri, 1976


basis of record

Horne, D.J.; Bruce, A.; Whittaker, J.E. (2001). Ostracoda, 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. 244-251

additional source

Nomenclator Zoologicus

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

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

ITIS database



External Links



Brandao, S. (2014). Loxoconcha Sars, 1866. In: Brandão, S. N.; Angel, M. V.; Karanovic, I. (2014) World Ostracoda 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:127643

Dr David Horne. Loxoconcha Sars, 1866. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=239324




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