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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus afurcatus Wilson C.B., 1913 
AphiaID: 349551

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus afurcatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  original description Wilson, C.B.. 1913. Crustacean parasites of West Indian fishes and land crabs, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 44(1950):189-227, pls. 18-53. (3-iv-1913) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSparisoma viride (Bonnaterre, 1788) [details]
Links 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 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349551
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Caligus afurcatus. 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=349551 on 2014-12-20
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