Pseudocyclops magnus Esterly, 1911



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudocyclops latens Gurney, 1927


Conservation Status

Last record: 1911 or before

Rediscovered in 1975 or before



Barbados & Agar's Island, Bermuda


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Esterly, Calvin O. (1911). Calanoid Copepoda from the Bermuda Islands. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 47(7): 219-226, pls. 1-4.


Other references:

Dawson, J. K. (1977). A new species of Pseudocyclops (Copepoda: Calanoida) from the southern California coast. Trans. Am. microsc. Soc., 96(2): 247-253.

Gurney, R. (1927). Report on the Crustacea. - Copepoda (littoral and semiparasitic). Zoological results of the Cambridge expedition to the Suez Canal, 1924, n°35. Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond., 22: 451-577.

Othman, B. H. R. and Greenwood, J. G. (1989). Two new species of copepods from the family Pseudocyclopidae (Copepoda, Calanoida). Crustaceana 56(1): 63-77.

Razouls C., Desreumaux N., Kouwenberg J. and de Bovée F., 2005-2023. - Biodiversity of Marine Planktonic Copepods (morphology, geographical distribution and biological data). Sorbonne University, CNRS. Available at [Accessed March 10, 2023]

Sewell, R. B. Seymour. (1948). The free-swimming planktonic Copepoda. Geographical distribution. Scient. Rep. John Murray Exped., 8(3): 317-592.

Vervoort, W. (1964). Freeliving Copepoda from Ifaluk Atoll in the Caroline Islands with notes on related species. Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 236: I-IX, 1-431.

Walter, T. C. and Boxshall, G. (2023). World of Copepods Database. Pseudocyclops magnus Esterly, 1911. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-03-10

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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