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Laophontodes Scott T., 1894

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Laophontodes typicus Scott T., 1894 (type by original designation)
Species Laophontodes antarcticus Brady, 1918
Species Laophontodes macclintocki Schizas & Shirley, 1994
Species Laophontodes spongiosus Schizas & Shirley, 1994
Species Laophontodes typicus Scott T., 1894
Species Laophontodes whitsoni Scott T., 1912

Species Laophontodes propinquus Brady, 1910 (taxon inquirendum, the original description is incomplete and deficient, and no information is available on P2-P3 except that endopods are one-segmented (Lee & Huys, 2019))

Species Laophontodes armatus Lang, 1936 accepted as Paralaophontodes armatus (Lang, 1936) (transferred to Paralaophontodes Lang, 1965 by George (2017: 212))
Species Laophontodes latissimus Brady, 1918 accepted as Calypsophontodes latissima (Brady, 1918) (transferred to Calypsophontodes Gheerardyn & Lee, 2012 (species inquirenda) by Gheerardyn & Lee (2012: 264))
Species Laophontodes macropodia Gee & Fleeger, 1986 accepted as Calypsophontodes macropodia (Gee & Fleeger, 1986) (transferred from Laophontodes Scott T., 1894 by Gheerardyn & Lee (2012: 264))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2018). World of Copepods database. Laophontodes Scott T., 1894. Accessed through: (Eds) (2018) Register of Antarctic Species at: on 2021-01-18
RAS (Eds.) (2021). Register of Antarctic Species. Laophontodes Scott T., 1894. Accessed at: on 2021-01-18
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taxonomy source George, K.H, L.M.A. Lehmanski & T.C. Kihara. (2020). Revision of the genus Laophontodes T. Scott (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae), including the description of a new species and a key to species. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 997:17-46., available online at
note: Key to the species of Laophontodes [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Laophontodes typicus from Sars, G.O. 1908
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