Laophontodes T. Scott, 1894

George, Kai Horst, 2018, Laophontodes typicus T. Scott (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontodinae) - discovering a species complex by morphology, European Journal of Taxonomy 439, pp. 1-43: 4

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Genus Laophontodes T. Scott, 1894 

The taxon comprises 14 species (cf. George & Gheerardyn 2015; George 2017). Type species: L. typicus T. Scott, 1894  . Additional species: L. bicornis A. Scott, 1896  , L. gracilipes Lang, 1936  , L. hamatus (Thomson, 1882)  , L. horstgeorgei George & Gheerardyn, 2015  , L. macclintocki Schizas & Shirley, 1994  , L. mourois Arroyo, George, Benito & Maldonado, 2003  , L. multispinatus Kornev & Chertoprud, 2008  , L. ornatus Krishnaswamy, 1957  , L. propinquus Brady, 1910  , L. sabinegeorgeae George & Gheerardyn, 2015  , L. spongiosus Schizas & Shirley, 1994  , L. whitsoni T. Scott, 1912  ; species incertae sedis: L. antarcticus Brady, 1918  . An amended generic diagnosis was recently provided by George & Gheerardyn (2015). The setation of swimming legs is summarized for all redescribed species in Table 1.