Digital Keys to the Calanoid Copepods

These digital keys were designed based on the features from adult specimens (males and/or females) of calanoid copepods therefore, the users of these keys should be familiar to the anatomy of this group (order) of copepods.
These keys are looking to facilitate the identification of calanoid copepods to the level of family in the first instance and to the level of genera for the group of copepods known as the ‘Bradfordians’ and the families Centropagidae, Calanidae and Megacalanidae. In addition, the users will find keys to the species of the Genera Eucalanus and Calocalanus.