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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus mercatoris Capart, 1941 
AphiaID: 349679

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 editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > 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 mercatoris (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Hayes, Justine & Boxshall, 2012)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus robustus Bassett-Smith, 1898
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  original description Capart, A. (1941). Copepoda parasitica. In: Résultats scientifiques des croisières du Navire-école belge 'Mercator', 3(5). Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique (2)21:171-197, figs. 1-9. (31-v-1941) [details]

source of synonymy Hayes, P.; Justine, J.L. & Boxshall, G.A. (2012). The genus Caligus Müller, 1785 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida): two new species from reef associated fishes in New Caledonia, and some nomenclatural probelms resolved. Zootaxa 3534:21-39., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2012/f/z03534p039f.pdf [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349679
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2012-05-03 10:45:04Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
2012-11-06 11:24:50Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2015). Caligus mercatoris Capart, 1941. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2015). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=349679 on 2015-08-03
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