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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWellsopsyllus gigas (Wells, 1965) 
AphiaID: 150183

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 editorMaxillopoda (Class) > 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 editorParamesochridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWellsopsyllus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWellsopsyllus (Wellsopsyllus) gigas (Wells, 1965)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWellsopsyllus Kunz, 1981
Sources  original description Wells, J.B.J. 1965. Copepoda (Crustacea) from the meiobenthos of some Scottish marine sub-littoral muds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Section B, Biological Sciences 69(1):1-33, figs. 1-110. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information Species was not found in following sources:

-Bodin, Ph. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods.

-Lang, K. 1948. Monographie der Harpacticiden. Vols. 1,2.

-Huys, R. et al. (1996). Marine and brackish water harpacticoid copepods part 1: keys and notes for identification of the species. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 51. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. vii, 352 pp.

-Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe

-Howson, C.M. & B.E. Picton (1997). The Species Directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum and Marine Conservation Society

-ITIS database

-North East Atlantic Taxa

-European Register of Marine Species [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:150183
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-01 10:30:46Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-06-30 11:19:04Z  checked  Walter, T. Chad
2013-04-23 08:55:00Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Wellsopsyllus gigas (Wells, 1965). In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=150183 on 2014-10-02
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