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

Asterocheres Boeck, 1859

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Asterocheres bacescui Marcus, 1965
Asterocheres boeckii (Brady, 1880)
Asterocheres canui Giesbrecht, 1897
Asterocheres complexus Stock, 1960
Asterocheres corneliae Schirl, 1973
Asterocheres dentatus Giesbrecht, 1897
Asterocheres echinicola (Norman, 1869)
Asterocheres ellisi Hamond, 1968
Asterocheres faroensis Crescenti, Baviera & Zaccone, 2010
Asterocheres genodon Stock, 1966
Asterocheres latus (Brady, 1872)
Asterocheres lilljeborgi Boeck, 1859
Asterocheres madeirensis Bandera, Conradi & López-González, 2007
Asterocheres minutus (Claus, 1889)
Asterocheres parvus Giesbrecht, 1899
Asterocheres renaudi Canu, 1892
Asterocheres simplex Schirl, 1973
Asterocheres simulans (T. Scott, 1898)
Asterocheres stimulans Giesbrecht, 1897
Asterocheres suberitis Giesbrecht, 1897
Asterocheres uncinatus (Kritchagin, 1873)
Asterocheres ventricosus (Brian, 1928)


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

Nomenclator Zoologicus

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.




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

External Links



Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2014). Asterocheres Boeck, 1859. 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:135554




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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