Cyclopidae

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Cyclopidae
Cyclops bicuspidatus GLERL 1.jpg
Cyclops bicuspidatus
male (below) and egg-bearing female.
Scale bar is 1 millimetre.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Cyclopoida
Family: Cyclopidae
Rafinesque, 1815 [1]
Synonyms

Cyclopinae
Eucyclopinae

The Cyclopidae are a family of copepods containing more than half of the 1,200 species in the order Cyclopoida[2] in over 70 genera.

Genera[edit]

These genera are accepted as valid:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall (2011). "Cyclopidae". In T. C. Walter & G. Boxshall. World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved September 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ F. Stoch (January 3, 2009). Cyclopoida "Checklist of the Italian Copepods". Retrieved April 7, 2009.