Acartia

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Acartia
Acartia clausi, fem. V-adult.jpg
Acartia clausi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Calanoida
Family: Acartiidae
Genus: Acartia
Dana, 1846 [1]
Synonyms [2]

Acartia is a genus of marine calanoid copepods. This genus contains the majority of species in the family Acartiidae:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. D. Dana (1846). "XXIII. – Notice of some genera of Cyclopacea". Journal of Natural History. Series 1 18 (118): 181–185. doi:10.1080/037454809494408. 
  2. ^ a b Geoff Boxshall (2011). "Acartia Dana, 1846". In T. C. Walter & G. Boxshall. World of Copepods database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 2, 2011.