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Gigantocypris  Skogsberg, 1920
Taxonomic Serial No.: 684182

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gigantocypris Müller, 1895
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassOstracoda Latreille, 1802 – ostracods, ostracodes  
                      SubclassMyodocopa Sars, 1866  
                         OrderMyodocopida Sars, 1866  
                            SuborderMyodocopina Sars, 1866  
                               SuperfamilyCypridinoidea Baird, 1850  
                                  FamilyCypridinidae Baird, 1850  
                                     GenusGigantocypris Skogsberg, 1920  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Gigantocypris agassizii G. W. Müller, 1895  
                                        Species Gigantocypris australis Poulsen, 1962  
                                        Species Gigantocypris danae Poulsen, 1962  
                                        Species Gigantocypris dracontovalis Cannon, 1940  
                                        Species Gigantocypris muelleri Skogsberg, 1920  
                                        Species Gigantocypris pellucida G. W. Müller, 1895  

  Expert: Martin Angel  
  Notes: Southampton Oceanography Centre, Empress Dock, Southampton SO14 3ZH, United Kingdom   
  Reference for: Gigantocypris    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poulsen, Erik M.  
  Publication Date: 1962   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ostracoda-Myodocopa: Part I: Cypridiniformes-Cypridinidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Dana-Report, vol. 10, no. 57   
  Page(s): 414   
  Publisher: Andr. Fred. Høst and Son   
  Publication Place: Copenhagen, Denmark   
  Reference for: Gigantocypris   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: According to Martin Angel (personal communication, 2004), Gigantocypris Müller, 1895 was a nomen nudum, and Skogsberg gave the first proper generic description in 1920  



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