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

Triconia borealis (Sars G.O., 1918)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TriconiaBöttger-Schnack, 1999accepted genus name

Species group names

Oncaea borealis Sars G.O., 1918 synonym


original description

Sars, G.O. (1918). Copepoda Cyclopoida. Parts XIII & XIV. Lichomolgidae (concluded), Oncaeidae, Corycaeidae, Ergasilidae, Clausiidae, Eunicicolidae, Supplement. An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species. Bergen Museum, Bergen 6: title-page, i-xiii, 173-225, pls. 97-118.

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

source of synonymy

Böttger-Schnack, R.. 1999. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. - I. 11 species of Triconia gen. nov. and a redescription of T. similis (Sars) from Norwegian waters. Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut, Hamburg 96:37-128. (xi.1999)





External Links



Boxshall, G. (2014). Triconia borealis (Sars G.O., 1918). 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:128956




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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