Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Chelicerata > Class Arachnida > Subclass Acarina > Suborder Prostigmata > Superfamily Halacaroidea > Family Halacaridae

Copidognathus Trouessart, 1888

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Copidognathus adriaticus Viets, 1940
Copidognathus alvinus Bartsch, 1994
Copidognathus arcticus Sokolov, 1946
Copidognathus brachystomus Viets, 1940
Copidognathus brevipes Viets, 1940
Copidognathus brevirostris Viets, 1927
Copidognathus brifacius Bartsch, 1989
Copidognathus caudani (Trouessart, 1896)
Copidognathus crassirostris (Trouessart, 1901)
Copidognathus cribosoma (Police, 1909)
Copidognathus dentatus Viets, 1940
Copidognathus extensus Viets, 1940
Copidognathus fabricii (Lohmann, 1889)
Copidognathus falcifer Viets, 1940
Copidognathus figeus Bartsch, 1976
Copidognathus gibbus (Trouessart, 1889)
Copidognathus glyptoderma (Trouessart, 1888)
Copidognathus gorbunovi Sokolov, 1946
Copidognathus granulatus (Hodge, 1863)
Copidognathus graveolus (Monniot, 1962)
Copidognathus hartwigi Bartsch, 1979
Copidognathus humerosus (Trouessart, 1896)
Copidognathus lamelloides Bartsch, 2000
Copidognathus lamellosus (Lohmann, 1893)
Copidognathus latisetus Viets, 1940
Copidognathus latus Viets, 1927
Copidognathus leiodermus Bartsch, 2004
Copidognathus leptus Bartsch, 2002
Copidognathus longipes Bartsch, 1973
Copidognathus longirostris (Trouessart, 1896)
Copidognathus loricifer André, 1946
Copidognathus magnipalpus (Police, 1909)
Copidognathus magniporus Bartsch, 1973
Copidognathus majusculus (Trouessart, 1894)
Copidognathus mucronatus Viets, 1928
Copidognathus nautilei Bartsch, 1997
Copidognathus novus Bartsch, 1980
Copidognathus oculatus (Hodge, 1863)
Copidognathus oxianus Viets, 1928
Copidognathus ponteuxinus Viets, 1928
Copidognathus poucheti (Trouessart, 1893)
Copidognathus procerus Bartsch, 2002
Copidognathus pseudofigeus Bartsch, 1977
Copidognathus pulcher (Lohmann, 1893)
Copidognathus quadricostatus (Trouessart, 1894)
Copidognathus raekor Bartsch, 1973
Copidognathus remipes (Trouessart, 1894)
Copidognathus reticulatus (Trouessart, 1893)
Copidognathus rhodostigma (Gosse, 1855)
Copidognathus richardi (Trouessart, 1902)
Copidognathus sculptus (Police, 1909)
Copidognathus septentrionalis (Halbert, 1915)
Copidognathus setilatus Bartsch, 2001
Copidognathus stevcici Bartsch, 1976
Copidognathus tabellio (Trouessart, 1894)
Copidognathus tectiporus (Viets, 1935)
Copidognathus tectiporus K. H. Viets, 1935
Copidognathus tectirostris Bartsch, 1979
Copidognathus tricorneatus (Viets, 1938)
Copidognathus trouessarti (Voinov, 1896)
Copidognathus venustus Bartsch, 1977


original description

Trouessart, E., 1888. Note sur les acariens marins recueillis par M. Giard au laboratoire maritime de Wimereux. C. r. Acad. Sci. Paris, 107: 753-755.

basis of record

Bartsch, I., 2001. Acarina - Halacaridae, 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. 237-241

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Bartsch, I., 2006. Halacaroidea (Acari): a guide to marine genera. Org. Divers. Evol. 6, Electr. Suppl. 6, 1-104.

additional source

Bartsch, I., 1993. A Synopsis of the Antarctic Halacaroidea (Acari). Synopses of the Antarctic Benthos. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, 176.



External Links



Bartsch, I. (2014). Copidognathus Trouessart, 1888. 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:114765

Dr. Reinhard Gerecke. Copidognathus Trouessart, 1888. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=174526




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