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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroniscus calani G.O. Sars, 1883 
AphiaID: 445795

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 editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopoda (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCymothoida (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpicaridea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBopyroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroniscidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroniscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroniscus Müller, 1871
Sources  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).— Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiana 18 [for 1882]: 1-124, Plates 1-6. [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Sars, G.O. (1898). An Account of the Crustacea of Norway with Short Descriptions and Figures of all the Species. Volume II. Isopoda. Bergen Museum, Bergen. x + 270 pp., 104 pls. (bopyroid text and pls. published in 1898). [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Norwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalanus finmarchicus (Gunnerus, 1770) [details]
Note 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:445795
Taxonomic
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2009-12-23 11:19:49Z  created  Boyko, Christopher
2011-11-30 23:58:36Z  changed  Boyko, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Boyko, C. (2014). Microniscus calani G.O. Sars, 1883. In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2014) 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 2014-08-29
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