WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApolethon Wells, 1967

149985  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:149985)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApolethon fumator Wells, 1967 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Schizas & Shirley (2006) provide a detailed...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Schizas & Shirley (2006) provide a detailed analysis and discussion on the relationships of Apolethon within the superfamily Laophontoidea, and conclude that the genus should be placed as incertae sedis in Laophontoidea [details]
Walter, T. Chad (2015). Apolethon Wells, 1967. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=149985 on 2017-12-13

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2005-04-01 08:32:29Z
created
2010-07-02 18:56:27Z
checked
2012-01-06 16:47:04Z
changed
2015-02-23 08:14:28Z
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basis of record Bodin, P. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods. 1997 edition. Studiedocumenten van het K.B.I.N. = Documents de Travail de l'I.R.Sc.N.B., 89. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 304 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Webber, W.R.; Fenwick, G.D.; Bradford-Grieve, J.M.; Eagar S.G.; Buckeridge, J.S.; Poore, G.C.B.; Dawson, E.W.; Watling, L.; Jones, J.B.; Wells, J.B.J.; Bruce, N.L.; Ahyong, S.T.; Larsen, K.; Chapman, M.A.; Olesen, J.; Ho, J.; Green, J.D.; Shiel, R.J.; Rocha, C.E.F.; Lörz, A.; Bird, G.J.; Charleston, W.A. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. pp. 98-232. [details]   

status source Schizas, N.V. & T.C. Shirley. (2006). Apolethon hippoperus (Copepoda: Harpacticoida): a new species from southeastern Alaska. Journal of Crustacean Biology 26(3):341-354. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Schizas & Shirley (2006) provide a detailed analysis and discussion on the relationships of Apolethon within the superfamily Laophontoidea, and conclude that the genus should be placed as incertae sedis in Laophontoidea [details]