Parapolycope spiralis

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Taxonavigation: Polycopoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Oligostraca
Classis: Ostracoda
Subclassis: Myodocopa
Ordo: Halocyprida
Subordo: Cladocopina
Superfamilia: Polycopoidea

Familia: Polycopidae
Genus: Parapolycope
Species: Parapolycope spiralis


Parapolycope spiralis Tanaka & Tsukagoshi, 2010

  • Type locality: Found in interstitial environment, at 30 to 50 cm below the shoreline surface in coarse sand, Miho Spit, (35°01'13"N, 138°31'20"E), Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Pacific coast of central Japan.

Primary references[edit]

  • Tanaka, H. & Tsukagoshi, A. 2010: Two new interstitial species of the genus Parapolycope (Crustacea: Ostracoda) from central Japan. Zootaxa, 2500: 39–57. Preview

Additional references[edit]

  • Tanaka, H. 2013: The mating behaviour of the seed shrimp Parapolycope spiralis (Ostracoda: Cladocopina), with insight into the evolution of mating systems in cryptic interstitial habitats. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 109 (4): 791–801. doi: 10.1111/bij.12080