WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus spinifer Kirtisinghe, 1937

352782 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:352782)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Kirtisinghe, P. (1937). Parasitic copepods of fish from Ceylon. II. Parasitology, Cambridge 29:435-455, figs. 1-107. (x-1937) [details]   
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Lepeophtheirus spinifer Kirtisinghe, 1937. 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/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=352782 on 2017-11-22

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original description Kirtisinghe, P. (1937). Parasitic copepods of fish from Ceylon. II. Parasitology, Cambridge 29:435-455, figs. 1-107. (x-1937) [details]   

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

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) [details]