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Acartia clausi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Subclass: Copepoda
Order: Calanoida
Family: Acartiidae
Genus: Acartia
Dana, 1846 [1]
Synonyms [2]
  • Dias Lilljeborg, 1853

Acartia is a genus of marine calanoid copepods. This genus contains the majority of species in the family Acartiidae:[2]


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  2. ^ a b Geoff Boxshall (2011). T. C. Walter & G. Boxshall, ed. Dana, 1846"Acartia". World of Copepods database.  

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