Copepoda taxon details

Ameiridae Boeck, 1865

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Genus Abnitocrella Karanovic, 2006
Genus Abscondicola Fiers, 1990
Genus Ameira Boeck, 1865
Genus Ameiropsis Sars G.O., 1907
Genus Ameiropsyllus Huys, 2009
Genus Anoplosomella Strand, 1929
Genus Antillesia Humes, 1958
Genus Antistygonitocrella Karanovic, Eberhard, Perina & Callan, 2013
Genus Archinitocrella Karanovic, 2006
Genus Biameiropsis Karanovic, 2006
Genus Cancrincola Wilson C.B., 1913
Genus Eduardonitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Filexilia Conroy-Dalton & Huys, 1997
Genus Glabrameira Conroy-Dalton & Huys, 1997
Genus Gordanitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Haifameira Por, 1964
Genus Hirtaleptomesochra Karanovic, 2004
Genus Inermipes Lee & Huys, 2002
Genus Kimberleynitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Leptameira Huys, 2009
Genus Leptomesochra Sars G.O., 1911
Genus Limameira Soyer, 1975
Genus Lucionitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Malacopsyllus Sars G.O., 1911
Genus Megastygonitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Neocancrincola Mane-Garzon & Sobota, 1974
Genus Neonitocrella Lee & Huys, 2002
Genus Nitocrella Chappuis, 1924
Genus Nitocrellopsis Galassi, De Laurentiis & Dole-Olivier, 1999
Genus Nitokra Boeck, 1865
Genus Novanitocrella Karanovic, 2004
Genus Paranitocrella Tang & Knott, 2009
Genus Parapseudoleptomesochra Lang, 1965
Genus Parevansula Guille & Soyer, 1966
Genus Praeleptomesochra Lang, 1965
Genus Proameira Lang, 1944
Genus Psammameira Noodt, 1952
Genus Psammonitocrella Huys, 2009
Genus Pseudameira Sars G.O., 1911
Genus Pseudoameiropsis Pallares, 1982
Genus Pseudoleptomesochra Lang, 1965
Genus Pseudoleptomesochrella Lang, 1965
Genus Psyllocamptus Scott T., 1899
Genus Raoleptomesochra Karanovic, 2004
Genus Reidnitocrella Karanovic & Hancock, 2009
Genus Sarsameira Wilson C.B., 1924
Genus Sicameira Klie, 1950
Genus Stenocopia Sars G.O., 1907
Subfamily Stenocopiinae Lang, 1944
Genus Stygonitocrella Petkovski, 1976

Genus Ameiropsyllus Bodin, 1979 (nomen nudum)

Genus Nitocra Boeck, 1865 represented as Nitokra Boeck, 1865 (Both spellings in use)
Genus Psammonitocrella Rouch, 1992 represented as Psammonitocrella Huys, 2009

Genus Anoplosoma Sars G.O., 1911 accepted as Anoplosomella Strand, 1929
Genus Eustygonitocrella Suárez-Morales & Iliffe, 2005 accepted as Stygonitocrella (Eustygonitocrella) Suárez-Morales & Iliffe, 2005
Genus Interleptomesochra Lang, 1965 accepted as Leptomesochra Sars G.O., 1911 (junior subjective synonym)
Genus Leptameira Lang, 1936 accepted as Leptameira Huys, 2009
Genus Mesochrella Kunz, 1951 accepted as Psyllocamptus Scott T., 1899 (synonym)
Genus Nitocrameira Liddell, 1912 accepted as Nitokra Boeck, 1865 (synonym)
Genus Nitocrellopsis Petkovski, 1976 accepted as Nitocrellopsis Galassi, De Laurentiis & Dole-Olivier, 1999
Genus Nitrocrellopsis Cottarelli & Forniz, 1993 accepted as Nitocrellopsis Galassi, De Laurentiis & Dole-Olivier, 1999 (misspelling)
Genus Parameira Sars G.O., 1907 accepted as Sarsameira Wilson C.B., 1924 (synonym)
Genus Philoleptomesochra Wells, 1967 accepted as Parevansula Guille & Soyer, 1966 (synonym)
Genus Pseudosarsameira Lang, 1944 accepted as Sarsameira Wilson C.B., 1924 (synonym)
Genus Transfuga Schmankevitsch, 1875 accepted as Nitokra Boeck, 1865 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Walter, T.C.; Boxshall, G. (2021). World of Copepods database. Ameiridae Boeck, 1865. Accessed at: on 2021-03-08
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original description  (of Cancrincolidae Fiers, 1990) Fiers, F. (1990). Abscondicola humesi n. gen, n. sp. from the gill chambers of land crabs and the definition of the Cancrincolidae n. fam. (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 60:69-103, figs. 1-18. (15.xii.1990) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Huys, R. (2001). Copepoda - Harpacticoida. <em>In: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds.) European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50:268-280. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Bodin, P. (1997). Catalogue of the new marine harpacticoid copepods. <em>Studiedocumenten van het K.B.I.N. = Documents de Travail de l'I.R.Sc.N.B., 89. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium.</em> 304 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Martin, J.W., & Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. <em>Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, CA (USA).</em> 124 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Huys, R. (2016). Harpacticoid copepods—their symbiotic associations and biogenic substrata: a review. <em>. In Huys, R. (Ed.), Recent Developments in Taxonomy and Biodiversity of Symbiotic Copepoda (Crustacea) – A Volume in Celebration of the Career of Prof. Il-Hoi Kim. Zootaxa.</em> 4174:448-729. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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