WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVaigamus Thatcher & Robertson B.A., 1984

348166  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:348166)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Thatcher, V.E. & B.A. Robertson. (1984). The parasitic crustaceans of fishes from the Brazilian Amazon. 11. Vaigamidae fam. nov. (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) with males and females of Vaigamus retrobarbatus gen. et sp. nov. and V. spinicephalus sp. nov. from plankton. Canadian Journal of Zoology 62(4):716-729, figs. 1-45, tabs. 1-8. (iv-1984, French summary.) [details]   
Walter, T. Chad; Boxshall, G. (2015). Vaigamus Thatcher & Robertson B.A., 1984. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=348166 on 2017-12-16

Date
action
by
2008-07-15 11:49:29Z
created
2008-08-27 21:14:09Z
changed
2008-12-06 10:24:54Z
changed
2015-09-10 06:29:49Z
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original description Thatcher, V.E. & B.A. Robertson. (1984). The parasitic crustaceans of fishes from the Brazilian Amazon. 11. Vaigamidae fam. nov. (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) with males and females of Vaigamus retrobarbatus gen. et sp. nov. and V. spinicephalus sp. nov. from plankton. Canadian Journal of Zoology 62(4):716-729, figs. 1-45, tabs. 1-8. (iv-1984, French summary.) [details]   

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



Feeding Type
parasitic: ectoparasitic [details]