Antrisocopia prehensilis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Maxillopoda Platycopioida Platycopiidae

Scientific Name: Antrisocopia prehensilis
Species Authority: Fosshagen, 1985
Taxonomic Notes: Generic name was entered incorrectly in 1996 as Antriscopia.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: All specimens collected in Roadside Cave (Walsingham Tract), Hamilton Parish (Fosshagen and Iliffe 1985).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – western central
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Population [top]

Population: Known only from five mature specimens.
Additional data:

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. Antrisocopia prehensilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T1784A7539000. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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