|Scientific Name:||Antrisocopia prehensilis|
|Species Authority:||Fosshagen, 1985|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Generic name was entered incorrectly in 1996 as Antriscopia.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3|
|Previously published Red List assessments:||
|Range Description:||All specimens collected in Roadside Cave (Walsingham Tract), Hamilton Parish (Fosshagen and Iliffe 1985).|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Atlantic – western central
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|Population:||Known only from five mature specimens.|
|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.|
Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Fosshagen, A. 2004. Antrisocopia prehensilis Fosshagen, 1985. [Web application]. Available at: http://www.tamug.edu/cavebiology/fauna/copepods/A_prehensilis.html. (Accessed: 18 July 2005).
Fosshagen, A. and Iliffe, T.M. 1985. Two new genera of Calanoida and a new order of Copepoda, Platycopioida, from marine caves on Bermuda. Sarsia 70: 345-358.
|Citation:||Iliffe, T.M. 1996. Antrisocopia prehensilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T1784A7539000. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.|
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