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

Phyllothyreus cornutus (Milne Edwards, 1840)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhyllothyreusNorman, 1903accepted genus name


original description

Milne Edwards, H. 1840. Ordre des Copepodes. In: Histoire naturelle des Crustaces, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. Par M. Milne Edwards. 3: 411-529, pls. 37-40.

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

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

GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection


Boxshall, G.; Ho, J. (2014). Phyllothyreus cornutus (Milne Edwards, 1840). 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:135984




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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