Copepoda taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncaea frosti Heron, 2002 
AphiaID: 361949

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaxillopoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopepoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocopepoda > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodoplea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilostomatoida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncaeidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncaea
Status taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncaea Philippi, 1843
Sources  original description Heron, G.A.. 2002. Oncaea frosti, a new species (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the Liberian coast and the Gulf of Mexico. In: Lee, C.E., S. Strom & J. Yen, (eds.). Progress in Zooplankton Biology: Ecology, and Behavior, Hydrobiologia, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, 207pp. 480:159-154. [details]

status source Böttger-Schnack, R. & R. Huys. 2004. Size polymorphism in Oncaea venusta Philippi, 1843 and the validity of O. frosti Heron, 2002: a commentary. Hydrobiologia 513(1-3):1-5. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The morphological characters used to describe Oncaea frosti Heron, an Atlantic medium-sized form of Oncaea venusta Philippi, appear to be inadequate in view of the great polymorphism known for this ubiquitous species (Böttger-Schnack & Huys, 2004). The respective size range includes two different genetic lineages (Elvers et al. 2006), whose morphological characters still have to be defined. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:361949
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2010-02-22 17:42:28Z  changed  Böttger-Schnack, Ruth
  
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  Citation: Böttger-Schnack, R.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Oncaea frosti Heron, 2002. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=361949 on 2014-09-23