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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteropontius decorus Ho, 1984 
AphiaID: 355261

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 editorMaxillopoda (Class) > 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 editorArtotrogidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteropontius (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteropontius decorus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteropontius Giesbrecht, 1895
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteropontius decorus Ho, 1984
Sources  original description Ho, J.S. (1984). Copepoda associated with sponges, cnidarians and tunicates of the Sea of Japan. Rep. Sado mar. biol. Stn Niigata Univ. 14: 23-61. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScypha ciliata (Fabricius, 1780) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycon ciliatum (Fabricius, 1780) [details]
adult: symbiotic: unspecified type on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalocynthia hilgendorfi (Traustedt, 1885) [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 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sea of Japan (off Japan and also off Korea) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:355261
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2015). Pteropontius decorus Ho, 1984. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2015). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=355261 on 2015-04-28
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