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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinergasilus piranhus Boeger & Thatcher, 1988 
AphiaID: 355301

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 editorPoecilostomatoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgasilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinergasilus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinergasilus Boeger & Thatcher, 1988
Sources  original description Boeger, W.A. & V.E. Thatcher. 1988. Rhinergasilus piranhus gen. et sp. n. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida, Ergasilidae) from the nasal cavities of piranha caj├║, Serrasalmus nattereri in the Central Amazon. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 55(1):87-90. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrasalmus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:355301
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Rhinergasilus piranhus Boeger & Thatcher, 1988. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=355301 on 2014-04-20
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