Paranitocrella bastiani Tang & Knott, 2009
Bastian's groundwater copepod
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: 27 November 1997 (Tang & Knott, 2009) or later
This species may not be extinct, as individuals of this species have apparently been found by Tom Karanovic (Danny Tang, pers. comm. 15 December 2010). Although verification of this record is needed.
Yanchep National Park, Western Australia, Australia
Biology & Ecology
Original scientific description:
Tang, Danny and Knott, Brenton. (2009). Freshwater cyclopoids and harpacticoids (Crustacea: Copepoda) from the Gnangara Mound region of Western Australia. Zootaxa 2029: 1-70.
Walter, T. Chad (2013). Paranitocrella bastiani Tang & Knott, 2009. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2013). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=384625 on 2013-07-17