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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837) 
AphiaID: 135782

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaxillopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopepoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocopepoda (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodoplea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonostomatoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis (Species)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus von Nordmann, 1832
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus pacificus Gissler, 1883 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus salmonis Krøyer, 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus stroemii Baird, 1847 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus vespa Milne Edwards, 1840 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaxe luus Ström, 1765 (A vernacular name but listed as a synonym by Baird, 1850)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus pacificus (Gissler, 1883) (synonym according to Kabata, 1979)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus stroemii (Baird, 1847) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus uenoi Yamaguti, 1939 (synonymy)
Sources  basis of record Boxshall, G. (2001). Copepoda (excl. Harpacticoida), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 252-268 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsalmon louse  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlakselus  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlakselus  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis oncorhynchi Skern-Mauritzen, Torrissen & Glover, 2014
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcipenser transmontanus Richardson, 1836 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmodytes hexapterus Pallas, 1814 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelone belone (Linnaeus, 1761) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus bergylta Ascanius, 1767 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeuciscus brandti (Dybowski, 1872) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTribolodon brandtii (Dybowski, 1872) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus gorbuscha (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus keta (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus kisutch (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus masou (Brevoort, 1856) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus masou masou (Brevoort, 1856) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus nerka (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodon elongatus Girard, 1854 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus eperlanus (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasalmo mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPollachius virens (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo clarkii Richardson, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus clarkii clarkii (Richardson, 1836) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo gairdneri Richardson, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo trutta trutta Linnaeus, 1758 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus alpinus (Linnaeus, 1758) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus alpinus alpinus (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus leucomaenis (Pallas, 1814) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus leucomaenis leucomaenis (Pallas, 1814) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSebastodes rubrivinctus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSebastes rubrivinctus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTribolodon hakonensis (Günther, 1877) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmozoon lepeophtherii Freeman & Sommerville, 2009 (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (428 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (50 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (335299 nucleotides; 4075 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northern hemisphere, all salmon inhabited waters [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northwestern Atlantic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat ectoparasite found on Salmo salar and Salvelinus fontinalis [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135782
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Boxshall, Geoff
2014-05-23 14:22:42Z  changed  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2014). Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837). In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135782 on 2014-12-26
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