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Paranitocrella bastiani Tang & Knott, 2009

Bastian's groundwater copepod

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extant?

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.

 

Distribution

Yanchep National Park, Western Australia, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

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.

 

Other references:

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

 

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