WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochiron avirostrum Morris, 1973

353218  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:353218)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Morris, B. (1973). Two new species of Macrochiron Brady, 1872, and a new record for Pseudomacrochiron parvum (A. Scott, 1909) in the northwest Atlantic (Copepoda, Cyclopoida). Crustaceana, Leiden 24(1):57-71, figs. 1-47. (3-v-1973) [details]   
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Macrochiron avirostrum Morris, 1973. 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=353218 on 2017-12-16

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original description Morris, B. (1973). Two new species of Macrochiron Brady, 1872, and a new record for Pseudomacrochiron parvum (A. Scott, 1909) in the northwest Atlantic (Copepoda, Cyclopoida). Crustaceana, Leiden 24(1):57-71, figs. 1-47. (3-v-1973) [details]   

basis of record Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdditional information Morris (1973) stated that the specimens may have been associates of the hydroid Obelia longissima (Pallas) found on the Sargassum. [details]
 

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum C.Agardh, 1820 [details]