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

Schizopera Sars G.O., 1905

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Schizopera (Neoschizopera) Apostolov, 1982 synonym
Schizopera (Schizopera) G.O. Sars, 1905 synonym
Schizoperopsis Apostolov, 1982 synonym


Schizopera arenicola Chappuis & Serban, 1953
Schizopera baltica Lang, 1965
Schizopera borutzkyi Monchenko, 1967
Schizopera brusinae Petkovski, 1954
Schizopera chaetosa Petkovski, 1954
Schizopera cicolanii Galassi & Pesce, 1988
Schizopera clandestina (Klie, 1924)
Schizopera compacta Lint, 1922
Schizopera elatensis Kahan & Bar-El, 1982
Schizopera gliglici Petkovski, 1957
Schizopera jugurtha (Blanchard & Richard, 1891)
Schizopera kunzi Apostolov, 1967
Schizopera lagrecai Pesce, 1987
Schizopera langi Petkovski, 1954
Schizopera lindae Apostolov & Pesce, 1987
Schizopera meridionalis Petkovski, 1954
Schizopera monardi Petkovski, 1955
Schizopera neglecta Akatova, 1935
Schizopera ornata Noodt & Purasjoki, 1953
Schizopera petkovskii Apostolov, 1971
Schizopera pontica Chappuis & Serban, 1953
Schizopera pratensis Noodt, 1958
Schizopera subterranea Lang, 1948
Schizopera varnensis Apostolov, 1967


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

Lang, K. 1948. Monographie der Harpacticiden. Vols. 1,2. Hakan Ohlsson's Boktryckeri, Lund; reprinted Nordiska Bokhandeln, Stockholm 1:1-896, figs. 1-361; 2:897-1682, figs. 362-607, maps 1-378.

additional source

Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods.

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.

source of synonymy

Willen, E.. 2002. Notes on the systematic position of the Stenheliinae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) within the Thalestridimorpha and description of two new species from Motupore Island, Papua New Guinea. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43(1): 27-42.




3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Schizopera

External Links



Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Schizopera Sars G.O., 1905. 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:115325

Drs. Danielle Defaye. Schizopera Sars, 1905. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=238179




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