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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamakosiramia Ho & Perkins, 1977 
AphiaID: 149988

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 editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopepoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocopepoda (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodoplea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpacticoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaophontidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamakosiramia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Huys, 2009)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrochelonia Brady, 1918
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaophontidae Scott T., 1904
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamakosiramia californiensis Ho & Perkins, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrochelonia californiensis (Ho & Perkins, 1977)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNamakosiramia koreensis Kim I.H., 1991 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrochelonia koreensis (Kim I.H., 1991)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Namakosiramia Document hosted within WoRMS 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 J.S. Ho Taxonomic Card - Namakosiramia Document hosted within WoRMS 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Ho and Perkins (1977: 368) proposed the genus Namakosiramia Ho & Perkins, 1977 for a new species N. californiensis Ho & Perkins, 1977 (type by original designation) and established the family Namakosiramiidae in the order Siphonostomatoida to accommodate it. Huys (1988a: 1520, 1522) placed the family in the order Harpacticoida and relegated it to a junior subjective synonym of the family Laophontidae T. Scott, 1905a. Kim (1991: 429) added a second species, N. koreensis Kim, 1991, to the genus.
Brady (1918: 34), in a brief supplementary note to his report on the Copepoda collected during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–1914, proposed the genus Microchelonia for a single species, M. glacialis Brady, 1918 (type by monotypy). The genus was not mentioned in Lang’s (1948) monograph and does not feature in the Nomenclator Zoologicus (Neave 2005). It was listed as a genus inquirendum by Boxshall and Halsey (2004: 844) but without ordinal or familial assignment. Although Brady (1918: 34) stated that M. glacialis may “...form the type of an entirely new division of the Copepoda...”, the illustration of the first leg (labelled as the “anterior antenna”; Plate 15, Fig. 4) indicates that Microchelonia is a member of the harpacticoid family Laophontidae. The general dorso-ventrally depressed habitus, the shape of the P1 endopod (and claw), the powerful P2 (shown in the habitus drawings; Plate 15, Figs 1–2), the reduced P2–P3 (labelled as “posterior antenna”; Plate 15, Fig. 5) and P5 (labelled as “maxilliped”; Plate 15, Fig. 6), and the short caudal rami bearing one long principal seta unequivocally identify M. glacialis as a member of the genus Namakosiramia which should consequently sink as a junior objective synonym of Microchelonia Brady, 1918. The genus contains three species: M. glacialis, M. californiensis (Ho & Perkins, 1977) comb. nov. and M. koreensis (Kim, 1991) comb. nov.
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:149988
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Date   action   by
2005-04-01 08:32:29Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-07-28 20:41:46Z  checked  Walter, T. Chad
2010-11-29 19:48:03Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2015). Namakosiramia Ho & Perkins, 1977. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2015). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=149988 on 2015-08-03
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