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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopontia Sak, Huys & Karaytug, 2008 
AphiaID: 348195

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 editorArenopontiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopontia dillonbeachia (Lang, 1965) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArenopontiidae Martínez Arbizu & Moura, 1994
Sources  original description Sak, S., R. Huys & S. Karaytug. 2008. Disentangling the subgeneric division of Arenopontia Kunz, 1937: resurrection of Psammoleptastacus Pennak, 1942, re-examination of Neoleptastacus spinicaudatus Nicholls, 1945, and proposal of two new genera and a new generic classification (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Arenopontiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152(3):409-458. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopontia dillonbeachia (Lang, 1965)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopontia spinicaudata (Nicholls, 1945)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:348195
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 11:49:29Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2011-10-15 17:53:04Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Mesopontia Sak, Huys & Karaytug, 2008. 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=348195 on 2014-08-22
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