Pseudopenilia

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Pseudopenilia bathyalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Cladocera
Suborder: Ctenopoda
Family: Pseudopenilidae
Korovchinsky & Sergeeva, 2008
Genus: Pseudopenilia
Sergeeva, 2004
Species: P. bathyalis
Binomial name
Pseudopenilia bathyalis
Sergeeva, 2004

Pseudopenilia bathyalis is a species of cladoceran, described in 2004, that lives at depths of 1,900–2,140 m (6,230–7,020 ft) in the anoxic zone of the Black Sea.[1] Originally described in the family Sididae, it was transferred to its own family, the Pseudopenilidae, in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Н. Г. Сергеева (N. G. Sergeeva) (2004). "Pseudopenilia bathyalis gen. n., sp. n. (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Ctenopoda) – обитатель сероводородной зоны Черного моря" [Pseudopenilia bathyalis gen. n., sp. n. (Crustacea, Branchiopoda, Ctenopoda), an inhabitant of the hydrogen-sulphide zone of the Black Sea] (PDF). Vestnik Zoologii (in Ukrainian). 38 (3): 37–42. 
  2. ^ Nikolai M. Korovchinsky & Nelli G. Sergeeva (2008). "A new family of the order Ctenopoda (Crustacea: Cladocera) from the depths of the Black Sea" (PDF excerpt). Zootaxa. 1795: 57–66.