Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Maxillopoda > Subclass Copepoda > Infraclass Neocopepoda > Superorder Podoplea > Order Poecilostomatoida > Family Corycaeidae > Genus Corycaeus

Corycaeus crassiusculus Dana, 1849

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CorycaeusDana, 1845accepted genus name
Agetus Krøyer, 1849 synonym
Urocorycaeus Dahl, 1912 synonym

Species group names

Corycaeus venustus Dana, 1849 synonym


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

Okemwa, E.N. (1992). A long-term sampling study of Copepods across a Tropical Creek in Mombasa, Kenya. E. Afr. Agric. For. J. 57(4):199 - 215.

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.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection


Boxshall, G. (2014). Corycaeus crassiusculus 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:128799




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marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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