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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966 
AphiaID: 349742

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 sensilis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Lin & Ho, 1997)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  original description Kabata, Z. & A.V. Gusev. 1966. Parasitic Copepoda of fishes from the collection of the Zoological Institute in Leningrad. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 46(309):155-207, figs. 1-176. (x-1966) [details]

source of synonymy Lin, C.L. & J.S. Ho. 1997. Taxonomic status of Caligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, a copepod parasite of marine fishes in the Indo-West Pacific. Zoological Studies 36(4):340-344. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Cressey (1991) placed C. sensilis is synonymy of C. balistae, but gave no arguments in support of this proposal. Lin & Ho (1997) revisited this problem and considered C. sensilis to be a synonym of C. polycanthi. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349742
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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
2015-01-08 09:42:05Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2015). Caligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966. 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=349742 on 2015-02-28
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