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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus spinifer Kirtisinghe, 1937 
AphiaID: 352782

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 editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > 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 editorLepeophtheirus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus spinifer (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus Nordmann, 1832
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus spinifer Kirtisinghe, 1937
Sources  original description Kirtisinghe, P. (1937). Parasitic copepods of fish from Ceylon. II. Parasitology, Cambridge 29:435-455, figs. 1-107. (x-1937) [details]

redescription Pillai, N.K. (1985). Copepod Parasites of Marine Fishes. In: The Fauna of India. Zoological Society of India, Calcutta 900pp., figs. 1-279. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:352782
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2015). Lepeophtheirus spinifer. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2015). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=352782 on 2015-07-28
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