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

Lernanthropus de Blainville, 1822

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Lernanthropus gisleri Van Beneden, 1832
Lernanthropus kroyeri Van Beneden, 1851
Lernanthropus micropterygis Richiardi, 1884
Lernanthropus scribae Krøyer, 1863
Lernanthropus tylosuri Richiardi, 1880
Lernanthropus vorax Richiardi, 1880


original description

Blainville, H.M.D. de. 1822. Mémoire sur les Lernées (Lernaea, Lin.). Journal de Physique, de Chimie, d'Histoire Naturelle et des Arts, Paris 95:372-380, 437-447, pl. 1.

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

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.




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

External Links



Boxshall, G. (2014). Lernanthropus de Blainville, 1822. 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:135615




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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