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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus digitatus Dojiri & Cressey, 1987 
AphiaID: 355996

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 editorTaeniacanthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus Sumpf, 1871
Sources  original description Dojiri, M. & R.F. Cressey. 1987. Revision of the Taeniacanthidae (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) parasitic on fishes and sea urchins. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 447:i-iv, 1-250, figs. 1-166. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirripectes perustus Smith, 1959 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been 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 Salomon Islands, Chagos Archipelago; southern tip of Massas Island, Papua New Guinea; Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia; Babel Lukes Reef, Belau (Palau) Islands; Cape Melville, queensland, Australia; Espiritu Santos Island, Vanuatu; Suva Harbor entrance, Fiji [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:355996
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Taeniacanthus digitatus Dojiri & Cressey, 1987. 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=355996 on 2014-10-21
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