WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus spinosus Yamaguti, 1939

349752

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accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Yamaguti, S. (1939). Parasitic copepods from fishes of Japan. Part 5. Caligoida, III. Volume Jubilare pro Prof. Sadao Yoshida 2:443-487, pls. 14-33. (iii.1939) [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho (2007) considered C. spinosus to be a junior synonym of C. aesopus. This confusion was resolved when Choe & Kim (2010) redescribed and compared the two species, concluding that both are valid. [details]
Boxshall, G.; Ho, J.; Walter, T. Chad (2015). Caligus spinosus Yamaguti, 1939. 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=349752 on 2017-11-19

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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z
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2012-05-03 10:45:04Z
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2012-09-13 19:54:53Z
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2015-10-12 10:47:11Z
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2015-10-12 11:10:05Z
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original description Yamaguti, S. (1939). Parasitic copepods from fishes of Japan. Part 5. Caligoida, III. Volume Jubilare pro Prof. Sadao Yoshida 2:443-487, pls. 14-33. (iii.1939) [details]   

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

redescription Choe, M.K. & I.H. Kim. (2010). Redescriptions of two morphologically confusing sea lice Caligus aesopus Wilson, 1921 and C. spinosus Yamaguti, 1939 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae) parasitic on amberjacks (Seriola spp.) from Korea. Zootaxa 2483:23-34. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho (2007) considered C. spinosus to be a junior synonym of C. aesopus. This confusion was resolved when Choe & Kim (2010) redescribed and compared the two species, concluding that both are valid. [details]
 

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeriola quinqueradiata Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraena obtusata Cuvier, 1829 [details]