Mormonillidae

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Mormonillidae
Mormonilla phasma.jpg
Mormonilla phasma [1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Mormonilloida
Boxshall, 1979
Family: Mormonillidae
Giesbrecht, 1893

Mormonillidae is a family of planktonic marine copepods, the only member of the order Mormonilloida. There are five known species in two genera:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ W. Giesbrecht (1892). "Pelagische Copepoden (Systematik and Faunistik)". Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neaples 18: 1–831. 
  2. ^ Geoff Boxshall (2013). "Mormonillidae Giesbrecht, 1893". World of Copepods database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 28, 2013.