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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950 
AphiaID: 349711

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus canthidermis Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gnanamuthu, C.P.. 1950. Sex differences in the chalimus and adult forms of Caligus polycanthi sp. nov. (Crustacea: Copepoda) parasitic on Balistes maculatus from Madras. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 47(1):159-170, figs. 1-6, tab. 1. (26-vi-1950) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes maculatus Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculatus (Bloch, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India; Japan; and Taiwan [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat body surface and fins [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349711
Taxonomic
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Caligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950. 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=349711 on 2014-10-21
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