Muscocyclops

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Muscocyclops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Cyclopoida
Family: Cyclopidae
Genus: Muscocyclops
Kiefer, 1937

Muscocyclops is a genus of copepod crustaceans in the family Cyclopidae, comprising three species[1] found only in South America.[2] Two of the species – Muscocyclops bidentatus Reid, 1987 and Muscocyclops therasiae Reid, 1987 – are endemic to the Distrito Federal in Brazil, and are listed as conservation dependent on the IUCN Red List.[3][4] The third species is Muscocyclops operculatus (Chappuis, 1917).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b T. Chad Walter (2010). T. C. Walter; G. Boxshall, eds. "Muscocyclops Kiefer, 1937". World Copepoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ W. M. Silva (2008). "Diversity and distribution of the free-living freshwater Cyclopoida (Copepoda: Crustacea) in the Neotropics" (PDF). Brazilian Journal of Biology. 68 (4): 1099–1106. PMID 19197479. doi:10.1590/S1519-69842008000500016. 
  3. ^ J. W. Reid (1996). "Muscocyclops bidenatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2.3 (2.3). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved October 17, 2010. 
  4. ^ J. W. Reid (1996). "Muscocyclops theresiae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2.3 (2.3). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved October 17, 2010.