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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvitocaligus Boxshall & Justine, 2005 
AphiaID: 346819

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvitocaligus assurgericola Boxshall & Justine, 2005 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligidae Burmeister, 1835
Sources  original description Boxshall, G.A. & J.L. Justine. 2005. A new genus of parasitic copepod (Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae) from the razorback scabbardfish, Assurger anzac (Trichiuridae) off New Caledonia. Folia Parasitologica 52(4):349-358. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvitocaligus assurgericola Boxshall & Justine, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvitocaligus evoxymetoponicola Izawa, 2012
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 J.S. Ho Taxonomic Card - Avitocaligus 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:346819
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 11:49:29Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2012-12-05 17:01:55Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Avitocaligus Boxshall & Justine, 2005. 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=346819 on 2014-04-19
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