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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus alosae Gould, 1841 
AphiaID: 159938

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 editorBranchiura (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArguloida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArguloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  original description Gould, A.A. (1841) Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts, Comprising the Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida, and Radiata. Folsom, Wells and Thurston, Cambridge, vi + 373 pp., 15 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76081 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorherring fishlouse  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence to Key West Fla. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Normally found in calm waters, but can tolerate rough waters. Ectoparasite found on Gasterosteus aculeatus and Salvelinus fontinalis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159938
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 12:28:25Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2009-03-12 11:11:29Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G. (2014). Argulus alosae Gould, 1841. 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?p=taxdetails&id=159938 on 2014-11-01
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