WoRMS taxon details

Alebion difficilis (Beneden, 1892)

356917  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:356917)

accepted
Species
Alebion difficile (Beneden, 1892) · unaccepted > misspelling
Caligera difficilis Beneden, 1892 · unaccepted (generic transfer)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Caligera difficilis Beneden, 1892) Beneden, P.J. Van. (1892). Quelques nouveaux Caligidés de la côte d'Afrique et de l'archipel des Açores. Bulletin de l'Académie Royale de Belgique (3)24:241-262, pls. 1-4. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Taxonomy Van Beneden 1892 described Caligera difficilis. Basset-Smith 1899 changed it to Alebion difficule to agree with the gender...  
Taxonomy Van Beneden 1892 described Caligera difficilis. Basset-Smith 1899 changed it to Alebion difficule to agree with the gender of Alebion. However, Alebion is the name of one of Neptune's sons and thus is masuline in gender. Therefore it should be Alebion difficilis. [details]

Taxonomy This species was resurrected by Dippenaar, 2018  
Taxonomy This species was resurrected by Dippenaar, 2018 [details]
Walter, T.C.; Boxshall, G. (2024). World of Copepods Database. Alebion difficilis (Beneden, 1892). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=356917 on 2024-02-26
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z
created
2009-03-07 15:57:14Z
changed
2010-07-08 12:35:03Z
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2018-09-04 15:37:01Z
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2019-07-05 18:51:56Z
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2023-12-09 18:07:34Z
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original description  (of Caligera difficilis Beneden, 1892) Beneden, P.J. Van. (1892). Quelques nouveaux Caligidés de la côte d'Afrique et de l'archipel des Açores. Bulletin de l'Académie Royale de Belgique (3)24:241-262, pls. 1-4. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Walter, T. Chad. The World of Copepods. International online database. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Van Beneden 1892 described Caligera difficilis. Basset-Smith 1899 changed it to Alebion difficule to agree with the gender of Alebion. However, Alebion is the name of one of Neptune's sons and thus is masuline in gender. Therefore it should be Alebion difficilis. [details]

Taxonomy This species was resurrected by Dippenaar, 2018 [details]