Centropagidae

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Centropagidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Calanoida
Family: Centropagidae
Giesbrecht, 1893 [1]
Genera

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Centropagidae is a family of copepods.[2] Its members are particularly common as plankton in coastal waters and in fresh water in Australia and southern South America. They are also found on subantarctic islands and in lakes in Antarctica.[3]

Genera[edit]

There are 13 genera included in the Centropagidae,[4] including nearly 150 species.

A fourteenth genus, Karukinka, was erected in 2002,[18] but is apparently an offshoot of Boeckella poppei.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Centropagidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ Joel W. Martin & George E. Davis (2001). An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea (PDF). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. pp. 132 pp. 
  3. ^ G. K. Walker-Smith, K. N. Cook & K. L. Chilton-Lahey (June 30, 2007). "Family CENTROPAGIDAE Giesbrecht, 1892". Australian Faunal Directory. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. 
  4. ^ Geoff Boxshall & T. Chad Walter (June 24, 2008). "Centropagidae". World Copepoda database. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  5. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Boeckella De Guerne & Richard, 1889". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  6. ^ T. Chad Walter (2009). "Calamoecia Brady, 1906". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  7. ^ Geoff Boxshall. "Centropages Krøyer, 1849". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  8. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Dussartopages Huys, 2009". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  9. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Gippslandia Bayly & Arnott, 1969". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  10. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Gladioferens Henry, 1919". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  11. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Guernella Giesbrecht in G & Schmeil, 1898". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  12. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Hemiboeckella Sars G.O., 1912". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  13. ^ Geoff Boxshall. "Isias Boeck, 1865". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  14. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Limnocalanus G. O. Sars, 1863". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  15. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Neoboeckella Bayly, 1992". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  16. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Osphranticum Forbes, 1882". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  17. ^ T. Chad Walter. "Sinocalanus Burckhardt, 1913". In T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved December 30, 2009. 
  18. ^ Silvina Menu-Marque (2002). "Karukinka fueguina n. gen., n. sp. (Copepoda, Calanoida, Centropagidae) from Tierra del Fuego". Crustaceana 75 (10): 1229–1240. doi:10.1163/156854002321518162. JSTOR 20105509. 
  19. ^ Sarah J. Adamowicz, Silvina Menu-Marque, Paul D. N. Hebert & Andy Purvis (2007). "Molecular systematics and patterns of morphological evolution in the Centropagidae (Copepoda: Calanoida) of Argentina". Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90 (2): 279–292. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2007.00723.x. 

External links[edit]

  • J. M. Bradford-Grieve (October 2, 2002). "Centropagidae". Calanoida: families. Crustacea.net.