Senckenberg am Meer Wilhelmshaven

Meiobenthic Arthropoda

 

Foto: Siegler/George 

Editorships:

2009:
BRÖKELAND, W. & K.H. GEORGE (eds.), 2009.
Deep-sea taxonomy - a contribution to our knowledge of biodiversity. Zootaxa 2096: 1-488 

2009 - 2014:
Meiofauna Marina - Biodiversity, morphology and ecology of small benthic organisms.
Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil , Munich, Germany, www.pfeil-verlag.de

Since 2017:
Subject editor for ZooKeys. http://zookeys.pensoft.net


 Peer-reviewed publications:

2019
GEORGE, K.H. & E. SCHWABE, 2019. A new species of Ectinososmatidae Sars (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) associated with Pseudoikedella achaeta (Zenkevitch, 1958) Echiura, Bonelliida). Progress in Oceanography 173: 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2019.02.003

GHEERARDYN, H. & K.H. GEORGE, 2019. Description of a new species of Neoargestes Drzycimski, 1967 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Argestidae) from the Clarion Clipperton Fractrure Zone (Pacific Ocean), with remarks on the systematics of the genus. Marine Biodiversity, 22pp., https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-019-00951-1

2018
BRANDT, A., J. SCHOLZ, A. ALLSPACH, N. BRENKE, S. BRIX, K.H. GEORGE, T. HÖRNSCHEMEYER, S. HOLST, M. HOPPENRATH, F. IWAN, A. JANSSEN, R. JANSSEN, D. JANUSSEN, K. JESKULKE, D. FIEGE, S. KAISER, A. KIENEKE, T.C. KIHARA, I. KRÖNCKE, F. KRUPP, S.O. MARTHA, P.M. MARTÍNEZ ARBIZU, K. MEIßNER, M. MILJUTINA, D. MILJUTIN, J. RENZ, T. RIEHL, H. SAEEDI, V. SIEGLER, M. SONNEWALD, H. STUCKAS & G. VEIT-KÖHLER, 2018. 200 years of marine research at Senckenberg: selected highlights. Marine Biodiversity 48: 159-178. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-017-0839-4

GEORGE, K.H., 2018. Laophontodes typicus T. Scott (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontodinae) - discovering a species complex by morphology. European Journal of Taxonomy 439: 1-43. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.439

GEORGE, K.H., K. POINTNER & J. PACKMOR, 2018. The benthic Copepoda (Crustacea) of Anaximenes Seamount (eastern Mediterranean Sea)—Community structure and species distribution. Progress in Oceanography 165: 299-316, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.06.006

PACKMOR, J. & K.H. GEORGE, 2018. Littoral Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda) of Madeira and Porto Santo (Portugal). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98(1): 171-182. doi:10.1017/S0025315416001168

YAMASAKI, H., B. NEUHAUS & K.H. GEORGE, 2018. Three new species of Echinoderidae (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from two seamounts and the adjacent deep-sea floor in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 59: 79-106, DOI 10.21411/CBM.A.124081A9

YAMASAKI, H., B. NEUHAUS & K.H. GEORGE, 2018. New species of Echinoderes (Kinorhyncha: Cyclorhagida) from Mediterranean seamounts and from the deep-sea floor in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, including notes on two undescribed species. Zootaxa 4387(3): 541-566, DOI 10.11646/zootaxa.4387.3.8

YAMASAKI, H., K. GRZELAK, M.V. SORENSEN, B. NEUHAUS & K.H. GEORGE, 2018. Echinoderes pterus sp. n. showing a geographically and bathymetrically wide distribution pattern on seamounts and on the deep-sea floor in the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea (Kinorhyncha, Cyclorhagida). Zookeys 771: 15-40, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.771.25534

2017
GEORGE, K.H., 2017.
Phylogeny of the taxon Paralaophontodes Lang (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontodinae), including species descriptions, chorological remarks, and a key to species. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93 (2): 211-241, DOI 10.3897/zse.93.11314

GEORGE, K.H., 2017. Die hohen Berge in der Tiefe - Seeberge und ihre mögliche Bedeutung für die Ausbreitung mariner Kleintiere (Meiofauna). Biologie in unserer Zeit 6(47): 386-392, doi:10.1002/biuz.201710634

BRENKE, N., M. FANENBRUCK & K.H. GEORGE, 2017. A new parasitic deep-sea copepod from the Angola Basin (southeast Atlantic Ocean): Abyssotaurus vermiambatus gen. et sp. nov. (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Serpulidicolidae Stock,
1979), with remarks on serpulidicolid systematics and a key to the species. Marine Biodiversity, 1-14, doi: 10.1007/s12526-017-0724-1

2015
GEORGE, K.H. & H. GHEERARDYN, 2015.
Remarks on the genus Laophontodes T. Scott, 1894 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae, Laophontodinae), including the (re-)description of four species. Zoologischer Anzeiger 259: 61-96 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2015.02.009

GEORGE, K.H. & J. WIEST, 2015. Pseudometeorina mystica gen. et sp. nov., a new Idyanthidae Lang incertae sedis (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the Guinea Basin (eastern tropical Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity 45: 569-580, DOI: 10.1007/s12526-014-0240-5

PACKMOR, J., F. MÜLLER & K.H. GEORGE, 2015. Oceanic islands and seamounts as staging posts for Copepoda Harpacticoida (Crustacea) - Shallow-water Paramesochridae Lang, 1944 from the North-East Atlantic Ocean, including the (re-)description of three species and one subspecies from the Madeiran Archipelago. Progress in Oceanography 131: 59-81

2014
GEORGE, K.H., 2014.
Chapter 5.4. Southern Ocean Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda). In: De Broyer, C., Koubbi, P., Griffiths, H.J., Raymond, B., Udekem d'Acoz, C. et al. (eds.). Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge: 88-93

GEORGE, K.H., G. VEIT-KÖHLER, P. MARTÍNEZ ARBIZU, S. SEIFRIED, A. ROSE, E. WILLEN, K. BRÖHLDICK, P.H. CORGOSINHO, J. DREWES, L. MENZEL, G. MOURA & H.K. SCHMINKE, 2014. Community structure and species diversity of Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda) at two sites in the deep sea of the Angola Basin (Southeast Atlantic). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 14: 57-73, DOI: 10.1007/s13127-013-0154-2

2013
GEORGE, K.H., 2013.
Faunistic research on metazoan meiofauna from seamounts - a review. Meiofauna Marina 20: 1-32

GEORGE, K.H., A.P. WANDENESS & P.J.P. SANTOS, 2013. A new species of Ancorabolidae (Crustacea: Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from the Campos Basin, Brazil, including a phylogenetic review of the taxon Polyascophorus George, 1998, and a key to its species. Zoologischer Anzeiger 252: 20-33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2012.02.002

GEORGE, K.H. & F. MÜLLER, 2013.
Characterization of a monophylum Echinocletodes, its exclusion from Ancorabolinae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), and displacement of E. bodini and E. walvisi to Cletodes, including the description of two new species. Zootaxa 3666(2): 101-136

2012

MENZEL, L. & K.H. GEORGE, 2012. Copepodid and adult Argestidae Por, 1986 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) in the southeastern Atlantic deep sea: diversity and community structure at the species level. Marine Biology 159: 1223-1238

2011
GEORGE, K.H., 2011.
Revision of the taxon Fultonia T. Scott (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Argestidae), including the (re)description of some species, discontinuation of the genus Parargestes Lang, and erection of Argestinae Por, subfam. nov. Meiofauna Marina 19: 127-160

FOLKERS, C. & K.H. GEORGE, 2011. Community analysis of sublittoral Harpacticoida (Crustacea, Copepoda) in the western Baltic Sea. Hydrobiologia 666: 11-20

KOLLER, S. & K.H. GEORGE, 2011. Description of a new species of Zosime Boeck, 1872 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Zosimeidae) from the Great Meteor Seamount, representing one of the few eurybathic Harpacticoida among the distinct plateau and deep-sea assemblages. Meiofauna Marina 19: 109-126

MENZEL, L., K.H. GEORGE & P. MARTÍNEZ ARBIZU, 2011. Submarine ridges do not prevent large-scale dispersal of abyssal fauna: A case study of Mesocletodes (Crustacea, Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Deep-Sea Research I 58: 839-864

2010
GHEERARDYN, H. & K.H. GEORGE, 2010.  New representatives of the genus Ancorabolina George, 2006 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae) including remarks on ancorabolid phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158: 16-55

SCHULZ, M. & K.H. GEORGE, 2010. Ancorabolus chironi sp. nov., the first record of a member of the Ancorabolus-group (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Ancorabolidae) from the Mediterranean. Marine Biodiversity 40: 79-93

VEIT-KÖHLER, G., M. DE TROCH, M. GREGO, T,N, BEZERRA, W. BONNE, G. DE SMET, C. FOLKERS, K.H. GEORGE, C. GUOTONG, R. HERMAN, R. HUYS, N. LAMPADARIOU, J. LAUDIEN, P. MARTINEZ ARBIZU, A. ROSE, M. SCHRATZBERGER, S. SEIFRIED, P. SOMERFIELD, J. VANAVERBEKE, E. VANDEN BERGHE, M. VINCX, B. VRISER & L. VANDEPITTE, 2010. Large-scale diversity and biogeography of benthic copepods in European waters. Marine Biology 157: 1819-1835

2009
GEORGE, K.H. & C. PLUM, 2009.
Description of two new species of Dorsiceratus Drzycimski, 1967 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Ancorabolidae) from Sedlo and Seine Seamounts (northeastern Atlantic) and remarks on the phylogenetic status of the genus. Zootaxa 2096: 257-286 

GEORGE, K.H. & A. TILTACK, 2009. A new species of Ancorabolina (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae) from a Mediterranean submarine cave, with a key to species. Vie Milieu 59(3/4): 287-300

MENZEL, L. & K.H. GEORGE, 2009. Description of four new species of Mesocletodes Sars, 1909 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Argestidae) and redescription of Mesocletodes robustus Por, 1965 from the South Atlantic, including remarks on the phylogeny of the Mesocletodes abyssicola-group. Zootaxa 2096: 214-256

PLUM, C. & K.H. GEORGE, 2009. The paramesochrid fauna of the Great Meteor Seamount (Northeast Atlantic) including the description of a new species of Scottopsyllus (Intermedopsyllus) Kunz (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Paramesochridae). Marine Biodiversity 39: 265-289

WANDENESS, A.P., K.H. GEORGE & P.J.P. SANTOS, 2009. First record of the taxon Echinopsyllus (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae) from the deep sea of Campos Basin, Brazil, with the description of three new species and their contribution to phylogenetic analysis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 52-78

2008
GEORGE, K.H., 2008.
Argestes angolaensis sp. nov. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Argestidae) from the Angola Basin (Southeast Atlantic), and the phylogenetic characterization of the taxon Argestes Sars, including the redescription of A. mollis Sars, 1910, and A. reductus (Itô, 1983). Zootaxa 1866: 233-262

VASCONCELOS, D.M., K.H. GEORGE & P.J.P. SANTOS, 2008. First record of the genus Pseudomesochra T. Scott (Harpacticoida: Pseudotachidiidae) in the South Atlantic with description of a deep-sea species: Pseudomesochra longiseta n. sp. Zootaxa 1866: 337-348

2006
GEORGE, K.H., 2006.
 New Ancorabolinae Sars, 1909 (Crustacea: Copepoda: Harpacticoida) of the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean. The taxa Ceratonotus Sars and Dendropsyllus Conroy-Dalton. Meiofauna Marina 15: 87-122

GEORGE, K.H., 2006. New Ancorabolinae Sars, 1909 (Crustacea: Copepoda: Harpacticoida) of the Atlantic Ocean. Description of Pseudechinopsyllus sindemarkae gen. et sp. nov. and Dorsiceratus ursulae sp. nov. from the Great Meteor Seamount, and redescription of D. octocornis Drzycimski, 1967, and D. triarticulatus Coull, 1973 (part.). Meiofauna Marina 15: 123-156

GEORGE, K.H., 2006. Ancorabolinae Sars, 1909 (Crustacea: Copepoda: Harpacticoida) of the deep Atlantic Ocean. Ancorabolina chimaera gen. et sp. nov. including remarks to ancorabolid phylogeny and to the evolution of the first natatorial leg in comparison with Laophontoidea T. Scott. Meiofauna Marina 15: 157-176

 

2005
GEORGE, K.H., 2005
. Sublittoral Harpacticoida (Crustacea, Copepoda) of the Magellan Region. Composition, Distribution and Species Diversity of Selected Major Taxa. Scientia Marina 69(2): 147-158

GEORGE, K.H. & P. MARTÍNEZ ARBIZU, 2005. Discovery of Superornatiremidae Huys (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) outside anchialine caves, with the description of Gideonia noncavernicola gen. et sp. nov. from the Patagonian continental slope (Chile). Meiofauna Marina 14: 75-89

 

ROSE, A., S. SEIFRIED, E. WILLEN, K.H. GEORGE, G. VEIT-KÖHLER, K. BRÖHLDICK, J. DREWES, G. MOURA, P. MARTÍNEZ ARBIZU & H.K. SCHMINKE, 2005. A method for comparing within-core alpha-diversity values from repeated multicorer samplings, shown for abyssal Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda) from the Angola Basin. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 5(1): 3-17

2004
GEORGE, K.H., 2004
. Meteorina magnifica gen. et sp. nov., a new Idyanthidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the plateau of the Great Meteor Seamount (North Atlantic). Meiofauna Marina 13: 95-112

GEORGE, K.H., 2004. Description of two new species of Bodinia, a new genus incertae sedis in Argestidae Por, 1986 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), with reflections on argestid colonization of the Great Meteor Seamount plateau. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 4(4): 241-264

GEORGE, K.H. & A. ROSE, 2004. First record of a monospecific harpacticoid fauna on a sandy beach. Meiofauna Marina 13: 87-94

2003
GEORGE, K.H. & H.K. SCHMINKE, 2003
. Isthmiocaris longitelson gen. et sp. nov., a strongly derived harpacticoid (Crustacea, Copepoda) from the Magellan Region, and its systematic affinities to certain “canthocamptid” taxa. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23(1): 119-130

ARROYO, N.-L., K.H. GEORGE, J. BENITO & M. MALDONADO, 2003. A new species of Ancorabolidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the Northern coast of Spain: Laophontodes mourois sp.n. Hydrobiologia 498: 169-176

2002
GEORGE, K.H., 2002
. New phylogenetic aspects of Cristacoxidae Huys (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), including the description of a new genus from the Magellan Region. Vie Milieu 52(1): 31-41

GEORGE, K.H. & H.K. SCHMINKE, 2002. Harpacticoida (Crustacea, Copepoda) of the Great Meteor Seamount, with first conclusions as to the origin of the plateau fauna. Marine Biology 144: 887-895

2001
GEORGE, K.H, 2001
. First record of the genus Ancorabolus NORMAN, 1903 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae) from the Southern Hemisphere, including analyses of copepodid development. Senckenbergiana Biologica 81(1/2): 23-36

1999
GEORGE, K.H., 1999
. Gemeinschaftsanalytische Untersuchungen ausgewählter Harpacticoida der Magellanregion, sowie erste similaritätsanalytische Vergleiche mit Assoziationen der Antarktis. Berichte zur Polarforschung 327: 1-187

GEORGE, K.H. & H.K. SCHMINKE, 1999. Sublittoral Harpacticoida (Crustacea, Copepoda) from the Magellan Straits and the Beagle Channel (Chile) - preliminary results of abundances and generic diversity. Scientia Marina 63(1): 133-137

GÜNTER, S., K.H. GEORGE & M. GLEITZ, 1999. High sympagic metazoan abundances in platelet layers in Drescher Inlet, Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Polar Biology 22: 82-89

1998
GEORGE, K.H., 1998
. Polyascophorus, a new genus of Ancorabolidae (Crustacea, Copepoda), including the description of two new species and the re-allocation of Ceratonotus gorbunovi. Vie Milieu 48(3): 141-155

GEORGE, K.H., 1998. A new Ancorabolidae (Crustacea, Copepoda) from the Beagle Channel (Chile). Hydrobiologia 379 (1/3): 23-32

GEORGE, K.H. & H.K. SCHMINKE, 1998. First records of the genus Ceratonotus G.O. Sars, 1909 (Copepoda, Ancorabolidae) from the Southern Hemisphere, with the description of two new species. Crustaceana 71(7): 801-817

1997
GEORGE, K.H., 1997
. Mielkiella spinulosa gen. n. sp. n., a new taxon of the Laophontidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from Porvenir (Tierra del Fuego, Chile). Microfauna Marina 11: 71-86

1996
GEORGE, K.H., 1996
. Revisión de los harpacticoídeos marinos (Crustacea: Copepoda) de Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 69: 77-88

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