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Nanocopia minuta

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA MAXILLOPODA PLATYCOPIOIDA PLATYCOPIIDAE

Scientific Name: Nanocopia minuta
Species Authority: Fosshagen, 1988

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Iliffe, T.M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Collected in Roadside Cave (Walsingham Tract), Hamilton Parish.
Countries:
Native:
Bermuda
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Population [top]

Population: Known only from two specimens.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in a (marine) limestone cave located 110 m inland from Harrington Sound. It has no visible connection with the sea or other caves. Tides in the pool are 57% of those in the open ocean with a lag time of 80 min. The water in the pool is very clear with no visible particles. The cave may serve as a refugium for rare and less competitive species.
Systems: Marine

Citation: Iliffe, T.M. 1996. Nanocopia minuta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 November 2014.
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