Cyclopicina longifurcata (Scott T., 1901)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




North Atlantic


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Scott, T. (1901). Notes on gatherings of Crustacea, collected for the most part by the fishery steamer Garland and the steam trawler St. Andrew of Aberdeen, and examined during the year 1900. - 19th Annual Report of the Fishery Board for Scotland, part 3: 235-280, pls. 22-25.


Other references:

Boxshall, G. (2001). Copepoda (excl. Harpacticoida), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 252-268.

Huys, R. and Boxshall, G. A. (1990). The rediscovery of Cyclopicina longifurcata (Scott) (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Cyclopinidae) in deep water in the North Atlantic, with a key to genera of the subfamily Cyclopininae. Sarsia North Atlantic Marine Science 75(1): 17-32.

Huys, R. and Boxshall, G. A. (1991). Copepod Evolution. The Ray Society, London. 468 pp.

Schutze, Maria Luisa Motta, da Rocha, Carlos Eduardo Falavigna and Boxshall, Geoffrey A. (2000). Antennulary development during the copepodid phase in the family Cyclopidae (Copepoda, Cyclopoida). Zoosystema 22(4): 749-806.

Walter, T. C. and Boxshall, G. (2021). World of Copepods Database. Cyclopicina longifurcata (Scott T., 1901). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-10-31


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