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

Echthrogaleus coleoptratus (Guérin-Méneville, 1837)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EchthrogaleusSteenstrup & Lütken, 1861accepted genus name


original description

Guérin-Méneville F.E. 1837. Iconographie du régne animal de G. Cuvier. Planches des Animaux invertébrés. 2. Crustacées. (Publication began in 1829. This plate was published in 1837.) pl. 35.

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

Hogans, W.E.. 1995. Parasitic Copepoda in the collection of the Atlantic Reference Centre, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2028:1-6.

additional source

Kabata, 1988

additional source

ITIS database

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.


Kabata, Z.. 1979. Parasitic Copepoda of British Fishes. Ray Society, London 152: i-xii, 1-468, figs. 1-2031, text-figs. 1-67, tabs. 1-18.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications)


Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2014). Echthrogaleus coleoptratus (Guérin-Méneville, 1837). 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:135976




 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


no data

Provided by

logo erms



Last modified

2008-08-06 by T. Chad Walter

Your feedback

click here

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License

Your e-mail address:

Your message: