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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegallecto Gotto, 1986 
AphiaID: 347465

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 editorPoecilostomatoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSplanchnotrophidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegallecto (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (not a copepod, based on fragment of Phrosina and becomes junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhrosina Risso, 1822
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSplanchnotrophidae Norman & Scott T., 1906
Sources  original description Gotto, R.V.. 1986. A new parasitic copepod crustacean of uncertain affinities: Megallecto thirioti n. gen., n. sp. Bulletin Zo├Âlogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam 10(21):185-189. [details]

source of synonymy Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods., available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegallecto thirioti Gotto, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhrosina thirioti
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Megallecto Document hosted within WoRMS 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:347465
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 11:49:29Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2008-08-04 10:50:30Z  changed  Walter, T. Chad
2011-06-28 10:13:35Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Megallecto Gotto, 1986. 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=347465 on 2014-12-22
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