WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroniscus calani G. O. Sars, 1883

445795  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:445795)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, G. O. (1883). Oversigt af Norges Crustaceer med foreløbige Bemærkninger over de nye eller mindre bekjendte Arter. I. (Podophtalmata - Cumacea - Isopoda - Amphipoda). Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiana. 18 [for 1882]: 1-124, pls. 1-6. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lofoten  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Lofoten [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy "Microniscus" is a larval stage of an...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy "Microniscus" is a larval stage of an epicaridean; at this point it is not possible to match the described species even to families, and they may not all even be Bopyroidea [details]
Boyko, Christopher B. (2011). Microniscus calani G. O. Sars, 1883. In: Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Hadfield, K.A.; Merrin, K.L.; Ota, Y.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S.; Schotte, M. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2008 onwards). World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=445795 on 2017-12-15

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original description Sars, G. O. (1883). Oversigt af Norges Crustaceer med foreløbige Bemærkninger over de nye eller mindre bekjendte Arter. I. (Podophtalmata - Cumacea - Isopoda - Amphipoda). Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiana. 18 [for 1882]: 1-124, pls. 1-6. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy Sars, G. O. (1896-1899). An account of the Crustacea of Norway with short descriptions and figures of all the species. Volume II. Isopoda. Bergen Museum, Bergen. i-x + 1-270, pls. 1-104., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32173012 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy "Microniscus" is a larval stage of an epicaridean; at this point it is not possible to match the described species even to families, and they may not all even be Bopyroidea [details]
 

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalanus finmarchicus (Gunnerus, 1770) [details]