WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus acutus Heegaard, 1943

352707  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:352707)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Heegaard, P.E. (1943). Some new caligids from the Gilbert Islands. Arkiv för Zoologi (A)34(16):1-12, figs. 1-3. (17-v-1943) [details]   
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Lepeophtheirus acutus Heegaard, 1943. 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=352707 on 2017-12-18

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original description Heegaard, P.E. (1943). Some new caligids from the Gilbert Islands. Arkiv för Zoologi (A)34(16):1-12, figs. 1-3. (17-v-1943) [details]   

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

redescription Tang D, Venmathi Maran BA, Matsumoto Y, Kazuya Nagasawa K. (2013). Redescription of Lepeophtheirus acutus Heegaard, 1943 (Copepoda: Caligidae) parasitic on two elasmobranch hosts off Okinawa-jima Island, Japan. Journal of Natural History 47(5-12):581-596. , available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2012.738832 [details]   
 

Feeding Type
parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManta alfredi (Krefft, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula alfredi (Krefft, 1868) [details]
parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [details]
parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775) [details]