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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Classis: Branchiopoda
Superordo: Cladocera
Ordo: Anomopoda

Familia: Chydoridae
Subfamilia: Aloninae
Genus: Acroperus
Species: A. africanus – A. tupinamba

Acroperus Baird, 1843
Original status: valid subgenus of Lynceus, but treated in binomina as a genus
Gender: masculine
Type species: not fixed in original publication
Originally included nominal species (2): Lynceus harpae Baird, ????; Acroperus nanus Baird, 1843


Baird, W. 1843: The natural history of the British entomostracs VI. Annals and magazine of natural history, 11: 81–95. Internet Archive BHL
Neretina, A.N. & Kotov, A.A. 2015. A new species of Acroperus Baird, 1843 (Cladocera: Chydoridae) from Africa. Zootaxa 4039(4): 516–528. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4039.4.2. Preview (PDF) Reference page.
Sinev, A.Y. 2009: Discrimination between two sibling species of Acroperus (Baird, 1843) from the Palearctic (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae). Zootaxa, 2176: 1–21. Abstract & excerpt
Sinev, A.Y.; Elmoor-Loureiro, L.M.A. 2010: Three new species of chydorid cladocerans of subfamily Aloninae (Branchipoda: Anomopoda: Chydoridae) from Brazil. Zootaxa, 2390: 1–25. Preview


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Acroperus is a genus of crustaceans in the family Chydoridae.[1]

Acroperus alonoides Hudendorff, 1876
Acroperus angustatus G.O. Sars, 1863
Acroperus aureolata (Doolitle, 1913)
Acroperus avirostris Henry, 1919
Acroperus dispar Keilhack, 1908
Acroperus elongatus (G.O. Sars, 1862)
Acroperus harpae (Baird, 1834)
Acroperus maduensis Keilhack, 1905
Acroperus neglectus Lilljeborg, 1901
Acroperus sinuatus Henry, 1919
Acroperus tupinamba Sinev & Elmoor-Loureiro, 2010


"Acroperus". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 15 May 2020.


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