Tharybis magna Bradford & Wells, 1983



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Antarctic Ocean


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bradford, J. M. and Wells, J. B. J. (1983). New calanoid and harpacticoid Copepoda from beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Polar Biology 2(1): 1-15, figs. 1-11.


Other references:

Andronov, V. N. (2002). The calanoid copepods (Crustacea) of the genera Diaixis Sars,1902, Parundinella Fleminger,1957, Undinella Sars,1900 and Tharybis Sars,1902. Arthropoda Selecta 11(1): 1-80.

Ferrari, Frank D. and Markhaseva, E. L. (2005). Three new species of Tharybis (Crustacea: Copepoda: Calanoida: Tharybidae) from benthopelagic waters of the Pacific Ocean. Plankton Biol. Ecol. 52(1): 33-47.

Ohtsuka, S., Takeuchi, I. and Tanimura, A. (1998). Xanthocalanus gracilis and Tharybis magna (Copepoda: Calanoida) rediscovered from the Antarctic Ocean with baited traps. Journal of Natural History 32: 785-804.

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 11, 2023]


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