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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris Mueller, 1895 
AphiaID: 127522

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyodocopa (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyodocopida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyodocopina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypridinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypridinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCypridininae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypridinini (Tribe)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris agassizii Mueller, 1895
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypridinini Hartmann, 1974
Sources  original description Mueller, G.W. (1895a) Reports on the dreging operations off the west coast of central America to the Galapagos to the west coast of Mexico, and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission streamer “Albatross”, during 1891, . In: U. S. F. C. Marshall McDonald (Ed), Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Printed for the Museum, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A., pp. 155–169. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris agassizi G.W. Müller, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris agassizii Mueller, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris australis Poulsen, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris danae Poulsen, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris dracontovalis Cannon, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris muelleri Skogsberg, 1920
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGigantocypris pellucida Mueller, 1895
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorA nice video of a swimming Gigantocypris. 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127522
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Horne, David
2005-07-22 07:14:23Z  changed  Espinel, Nadjejda
2008-01-17 15:52:35Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2010-02-09 09:10:03Z  checked  Boxshall, Geoff
2014-08-13 08:10:14Z  changed  Brandão, Simone Nunes
2014-08-13 09:29:31Z  changed  Brandão, Simone Nunes
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Gigantocypris Skogsberg, 1920. In: Brandão, S. N.; Angel, M. V.; Karanovic, I.; Parker, A.; Perrier, V.; Sames, B. & Yasuhara, M. (2014) World Ostracoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127522 on 2014-09-23
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