WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMappates plataxus Rangnekar, 1958

353238  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:353238)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Rangnekar, M.P. (1958). Mappates plataxus gen. et sp. nov., a copepod parasitic on the fish Platax teira (Forsk.). Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 53:303-308, figs. 1-2. (20-ii-1958) [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan [details]
Walter, T. Chad (2015). Mappates plataxus Rangnekar, 1958. 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=353238 on 2017-12-11

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original description Rangnekar, M.P. (1958). Mappates plataxus gen. et sp. nov., a copepod parasitic on the fish Platax teira (Forsk.). Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 53:303-308, figs. 1-2. (20-ii-1958) [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 editorDistribution India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat gill filaments [details]
 

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatax orbicularis (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatax teira (Forsskål, 1775) [details]