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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus megalops Smith S.I., 1874 
AphiaID: 159942

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus megalops (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  basis of record Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgulus megalops spinosus Wilson C.B., 1944
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat ectoparasite [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159942
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Date   action   by
2005-05-30 12:28:25Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-08-06 13:32:15Z  changed  Walter, T. Chad
2010-06-02 15:44:58Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Argulus megalops Smith S.I., 1874. 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=159942 on 2014-12-26
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