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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapeniculus Castro-Romero & Baeza-Kuroki, 1985 
AphiaID: 347487

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 editorPennellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapeniculus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennellidae Burmeister, 1835
Sources  original description Castro-Romero, R. & H. Baeza-Kuroki. 1985. Metapeniculus antofagastensis gen. et sp. nov. (Copepoda, Pennellidae) parasitic on two inshore fishes of Antofagasta, Chile, South Pacific. Crustaceana, Leiden 49(1):22-29, figs. 1-22. (19-viii-1985, French summary) [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapeniculus antofagastiensis Castro-Romero & Baeza-Kuroki, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapeniculus haemuloni (Alexander, 1983)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 C.B. Wilson Taxonomic Card - Metapeniculus Document hosted within WoRMS 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 J.S. Ho Taxonomic Card - Metapeniculus Document hosted within WoRMS 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:347487
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2008-07-15 11:49:29Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Metapeniculus Castro-Romero & Baeza-Kuroki, 1985. 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=347487 on 2014-11-26
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