Attheyella tessiae

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Taxonavigation: Harpacticoida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Hexanauplia
Subclassis: Copepoda
Infraclassis: Neocopepoda
Superordo: Podoplea
Ordo: Harpacticoida

Familia: Canthocamptidae
Genus: Attheyella
Species: Attheyella tessiae


Attheyella tessiae Bang, Baguley & Moon, 2015: 13, figs. 7–10 [org. Attheyella (Neomrazekiella) tessiae]

  • Holotype: USNM No: 1251796, ♀.
  • Type locality: USA: The Lakeside littoral zone; 38°57'42"N, 119°57'14"W, 5 m water depth, of Lake Tahoe in California-Nevada.
  • Etymology: The species name refers to Tahoe Tessie, a cryptozoological creature which supposedly resides in Lake Tahoe.


  • Bang, W.H.; Baguley, J.G.; Moon, H., 2015: First record of harpacticoid copepods from Lake Tahoe, United States: two new species of Attheyella (Harpacticoida, Canthocamptidae). ZooKeys, 479: 1–24. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.479.8673Reference page.  [original description: p. 13, figs. 7–10]