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

Laophontidae Scott T., 1904

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted


Afrolaophonte Chappuis, 1960
Applanola Huys & Lee, 2000
Archesola Huys & Lee, 2000
Asellopsis Brady & Robertson D., 1873
Bathylaophonte Lee W. & Huys, 1999
Corbulaseta Huys & Lee, 2000
Coullia Hamond, 1973
Echinolaophonte Nicholls, 1941
Esola Edwards C., 1891
Harrietella Scott T., 1906
Hemilaophonte Jakubisiak, 1932
Heterolaophonte Lang, 1948
Heteronychocamptus Lee W. & Huys, 1999
Inermiphonte Huys & Lee, 2009
Klieonychocamptoides Noodt, 1958
Klieonychocamptus Noodt, 1958
Laophonte Philippi, 1840
Laophontina Norman & Scott T., 1905
Lipomelum Fiers, 1986
Loureirophonte Jakobi, 1953
Marbefia Huys & Lee, 2009
Onychocamptus Daday, 1903
Paralaophonte Lang, 1948
Paronychocamptus Lang, 1948
Pilifera Noodt, 1952
Platychelipus Brady, 1880
Platylaophonte Bodin, 1968
Pontophonte Lee W. & Huys, 1999
Psammoplatypus Lee W. & Huys, 1999
Pseudolaophonte Scott A., 1896
Pseudonychocamptus Lang, 1944
Quinquelaophonte Wells, Hicks & Coull, 1982
Troglophonte Huys & Lee W., 2000


basis of record

Huys, R. (2001). Copepoda - 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. 268-280

additional source

Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods.

additional source

Bodin, P. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods. 1997 edition. Studiedocumenten van het K.B.I.N. = Documents de Travail de l'I.R.Sc.N.B., 89. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 304 pp.



External Links



Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Laophontidae Scott T., 1904. 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:115155




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