Afrocyclops pauliani Lindberg, 1951

Madagascan cyclops, Paulian's cyclops



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record 1951 (Reid, 1996)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


This species was last (and first?) collected in 1951. No further specimens have been collected to date, and it is listed as extinct by the IUCN Redlist (Reid, 1996).



Madagascar (near Antananarivo)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lindberg, K. (1951 or 1952). Cyclopides (Crustacés Copépodes) de Madagascar. Mém. Inst. Sci. Madagas. 5: 53-67.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Dussart, Bernard H. (1982). Crustacés copépodes des eaux intérieures. Faune de Madagascar 58: 1-146.

Fitzpatrick, J.F., Jr. (1983). How to Know the Freshwater Crustacea. The Pictured Key Nature Series. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Co. Publishers. 227 pp.

Reid, J. W. (1996). Afrocyclops pauliani. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. ( Downloaded on 24 April 2011.

Reid, J.W. 1996. Afrocyclops pauliani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T611A13066717. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Walter, T. Chad. (2010). Afrocyclops pauliani Lindberg, 1951. In: Walter, T.C., Boxshall, G. (Eds) (2010). World Copepoda database. Accessed through: Walter, T.C., Boxshall, G. (Eds) (2010). World Copepoda database at on 2012-02-04


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