Copepoda taxon details

Paramesochra Scott T., 1892

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Paramesochra dubia Scott T., 1892 (type by original designation)
Species Paramesochra arenicola Krishnaswamy, 1957
Species Paramesochra borealis Geddes, 1981
Species Paramesochra denticulata Rao & Ganapati, 1969
Species Paramesochra dubia Scott T., 1892
Species Paramesochra kunzi Mielke, 1984
Species Paramesochra laurentica Nicholls, 1939
Species Paramesochra longicaudata Nicholls, 1945
Species Paramesochra major Nicholls, 1939
Species Paramesochra marisalbi Kornev & Chertoprud, 2008
Species Paramesochra mielkei Huys, 1987
Species Paramesochra mirabilis Back & Lee, 2013
Species Paramesochra ornata Krishnaswamy, 1957
Species Paramesochra orotavae Noodt, 1958
Species Paramesochra parasimilis Back & Lee, 2013
Species Paramesochra pseudogracilis Krishnaswamy, 1957
Species Paramesochra pterocaudata Kunz, 1936
Species Paramesochra pungdoensis Back & Lee, 2013
Species Paramesochra similis Kunz, 1936
Species Paramesochra taeana Back & Lee, 2010
Species Paramesochra unaspina Mielke, 1984
Species Paramesochra wilsoni Krishnaswamy, 1957

Species Paramesochra acutata Klie, 1935 represented as Paramesochra acutata acutata Klie, 1935
Species Paramesochra brevifurca Galhano, 1970 represented as Paramesochra brevifurca brevifurca Galhano, 1970
Species Paramesochra helgolandica Kunz, 1936 represented as Paramesochra helgolandica helgolandica Kunz, 1936

Species Paramesochra arctica Lang, 1936 accepted as Paraleptopsyllus arcticus (Lang, 1936) accepted as Leptopsyllus arcticus (Lang, 1936) represented as Leptopsyllus (Paraleptopsyllus) arcticus (Lang, 1936)
Species Paramesochra australis Mielke, 1994 accepted as Psammoleptomesochra australis Mielke, 1994 (incorrect combination created in Bodin, 1997)
Species Paramesochra capensis (Krishnaswamy, 1957) accepted as Emertonia capensis Krishnaswamy, 1957
Species Paramesochra coelebs Monard, 1935 accepted as Emertonia coelebs (Monard, 1935)
Species Paramesochra constricta (Nicholls, 1935) accepted as Emertonia constricta (Nicholls, 1935) represented as Emertonia constricta constricta (Nicholls, 1935)
Species Paramesochra enalius Krishnaswamy, 1957 accepted as Emertonia enalia (Krishnaswamy, 1957)
Species Paramesochra gigas Wells, 1965 accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Wellsopsyllus) gigas (Wells, 1965)
Species Paramesochra herdmani Thompson I.C. & Scott A., 1899 accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Scottopsyllus) herdmani (Thompson & Scott, 1900)
Species Paramesochra holsatica Klie, 1929 accepted as Emertonia holsatica (Klie, 1929) represented as Emertonia holsatica holsatica (Klie, 1929)
Species Paramesochra intermedia (Scott, T. & A. Scott, 1895) accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Intermediopsyllus) intermedius Scott, T. & A. Scott, 1895)
Species Paramesochra longisetosa Krishnaswamy, 1951 accepted as Emertonia longisetosa (Krishnaswamy, 1951)
Species Paramesochra minor (Scott T. & A., 1895) accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Scottopsyllus) minor (Scott, T. & Scott A., 1895)
Species Paramesochra minuta Nicholls, 1939 accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Intermediopsyllus) minutus (Nicholls, 1939) (see Huys, 2009 - table 2)
Species Paramesochra perharidiensis Wells, 1963 accepted as Emertonia perharidiensis (Wells, 1963)
Species Paramesochra pontica Serban, 1959 accepted as Emertonia pontica Serban, 1959
Species Paramesochra psammobionta Noodt, 1964 accepted as Emertonia psammobionta (Noodt, 1964)
Species Paramesochra psammophila Noodt, 1964 accepted as Emertonia psammophila (Noodt, 1964)
Species Paramesochra pygmaea Nicholls, 1939 accepted as Emertonia pygmaea (Nicholls, 1939)
Species Paramesochra robertsoni Scott, T & Scott A., 1895 accepted as Wellsopsyllus (Scottopsyllus) robertsoni (Scott, T & Scott A., 1895)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
 Scott, T. (1892). Additions to the fauna of the Firth of Forth. Part IV. Report of the Fishery Board of Scotland 10(3):244-272, pls. 7-13., available online at
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Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2018). World of Copepods database. Paramesochra Scott T., 1892. Accessed at: on 2018-10-16
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2008-08-06 13:32:15Z
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2015-09-03 06:24:32Z

original description  Scott, T. (1892). Additions to the fauna of the Firth of Forth. Part IV. Report of the Fishery Board of Scotland 10(3):244-272, pls. 7-13., available online at
page(s): 251 [details]   

basis of record  Huys, R. (2001). Copepoda - Harpacticoida. <em>In: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds.) European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50:268-280. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source  Bodin, P. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods. <em>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.</em> 304 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 251 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Paramesochra dubia from Sars, G.O. 1911
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