Heterolaophonte hamatus Jakobi, 1954



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Heterolaophonte hamata Jakobi, 1954


Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1955

Rediscovered in 1975 or before



Barbados & Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:
Other references:

Bang, H. W., Lee, Y. and Lee, W. (2011). A new species of the genus Heterolaophonte Lang, 1948 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Laophontidae) from Maxwell Bay, King George Island, Antarctica. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(4): 326-340.

Lewis, Alan G., Stark, Keila and O'Connor, Mary. (2022). Travelogues of two copepod species in coastal waters of British Columbia. Crustaceana 95(3): 289-305.

Song, S. J., Ryu, J., Khim, J. S., Kim, W. and Yun, S. G. (2010). Seasonal variability of community structure and breeding activity in marine phytal harpacticoid copepods on Ulva pertusa from Pohang, east coast of Korea. Journal of Sea Research 63: 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.seares.2009.08.004

Walter, T. C. and Boxshall, G. (2023). World of Copepods Database. Heterolaophonte hamata Jakobi, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-03-11

Yeatman, Harry C. (1975). Two rediscovered species of littoral copepods from Barbados collections. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 50(1): 2-6, figs. 1-41 on pls. 1-3.


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