WoRMS name details

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

349742  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349742)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Lin & Ho, 1997)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Cressey (1991) placed C. sensilis is synonymy...  
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]
Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2015). Caligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966. 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=349742 on 2017-12-12

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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z
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2012-05-03 10:45:04Z
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2015-01-08 09:42:05Z
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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]   

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

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic [details]