List species and varieties by family
Epacteriscidae Fosshagen,1973; emend.: Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001 ( Epacteriscoidea )
(1) Azygonectes Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004
Rem.: Total: 2 spp.
Bradford-Grieve & al. (2014, p.530) consider the genus, after phylogenetic analysis, of uncertain placement in the family (incertae sedis).

[1] Azygonectes intermedius  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004   (F)    [Figs]

[2] Azygonectes plumosus  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2007   (F, M)    [Figs]
(2) Balinella Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Balinella ornata  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(3) Bofuriella Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: 3 spp.

[1] Bofuriella paravorata  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2007   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Bofuriella spinosa  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2007   (F)    [Figs]

[3] Bofuriella vorata  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(4) Bomburiella Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Bomburiella gigas  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(5) Bunderia Jaume & Humphreys, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Bunderia misophaga  Jaume & Humphreys, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(6) Caiconectes Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2007
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.
Bradford-Grieve & al. (2014, p.530) consider the genus, after phylogenetic analysis, of uncertain placement in the family (incertae sedis).

[1] Caiconectes antiquus  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2007   (F,M)    [Figs]
(7) Cryptonectes Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Cryptonectes brachyceratus  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004   (F)    [Figs]
(8) Edaxiella Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1sp.

[1] Edaxiella rubra  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(9) Enantiosis Barr,1984; emend. Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 7 spp.

[1] Enantiosis belizensis  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Enantiosis bermudensis  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[3] Enantiosis cavernicola  Barr, 1984   (F,M)    [Figs]

[4] Enantiosis conspinulata  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[5] Enantiosis dicerata  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[6] Enantiosis galapagensis  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[7] Enantiosis longiprocessa  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (M)    [Figs]
(10) Enantronia Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1sp.
Type: Enantronia canariensis Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001.


Diagnosis after Vives & Shmeleva (2007, p.993) :
- As in the family.
- Caudal rami larger than urosomal segments 3 and 4, each; left seta V very long.
- P1-P4 with segmentation as in the family.
- P1 with 1 inner seta on the basipod 1 (= coxa)..

[1] Enantronia canariensis  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F)    [Figs]
(11) Enantronoides Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Enantronoides bahamensis  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (M)    [Figs]
(12) Epacteriscus Fosshagen,1973; emend. Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: type: Epacteriscus rapax. Total: 3 spp.

[1] Epacteriscus cuspidantennula  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Epacteriscus dentipes  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

[3] Epacteriscus rapax  Fosshagen, 1973   (F,M)    [Figs]
(13) Erebonectes Fosshagen,1985; emend. Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp. Type: Erebonectes nesioticus Fosshagen, 1985.

Definition after Bradford-Grieve (1999, p.26) :
- As in the family.
- Urosome 4-segmented in female; 4-segmented in male.
- Caudal rami bear 6 plumose setae.
- Rostrum directed ventrally, bifurcate, with filaments.
- A1 27-segmented on the left in both male and female; right male 23-segmented, with a distinct geniculation between segments 18 and 19.
- A2 endopod longer than exopod which is 8-segmented.
- Md basipod with 4 setae; endopod 2-segmented, reduced; bladewith 4 strong rounded bicuspid teeth.
- Mx1 well-developed with a shape commonly found among calanoids, but with an elongate, slender endopod.
- Mx2 lobes 1-6 with 6, 3, 3, 3, 4, setae respectively.
- Mxp endopod with 5 free segments.
- All swimming legs on female bear 2 outer-edge spines on exopod segment 3; basipod 2 of P1-P5 with an outer-edge seta or spine.
- P5 male in the form of a complex grasping organ; rami 3-segmented, endopods only slightly modified, exopods hlghly modified.

Erebonectes macrochaetus    Fosshagen, 1994   (F,M)
Ref.: Fosshagen & Iliffe, 1994 (p.17, figs.F,M)
Rem.: Cf.: Erebonectoides macrochaetus.

[1] Erebonectes nesioticus  Fosshagen, 1985   (F,M)    [Figs]
(14) Erebonectoides Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: 1 sp.
Bradford-Grieve & al. (2014, p.530) consider the genus, after phylogenetic analysis, of uncertain placement in the family (incertae sedis).

[1] Erebonectoides macrochaetus  (Fosshagen, 1994)   (F,M)    [Figs]
(15) Gloinella Fosshagen, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Gloinella yagerae  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]
(16) Iboyella Boxshall & Jaume, 2003
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Iboyella cubensis  Boxshall & Jaume, 2003   (F)    [Figs]
(17) Miheptneria Andronov, 2007
Rem.: Type: Miheptneria abyssalis. Total: 1 species.

After Bradford-Grieve & al., 2014 (p.508, 530) the genus and species belong to the Epacteriscidae.

[1] Miheptneria abyssalis  Andronov, 2007   (M)    [Figs]
(18) Minnonectes Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004
Rem.: Total: 1sp.

[1] Minnonectes melodactylus  Fosshagen & Iliffe, 2004   (F, M)    [Figs]
(19) Oinella Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001
Rem.: Total: 1 sp.

[1] Oinella longiseta  Fosshagen, Boxshall & Iliffe, 2001   (F,M)    [Figs]

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