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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus americanus Pickering & Dana, 1838 
AphiaID: 357597

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 editorCaligidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Source  basis of record Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods., available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758 [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Caligus americanus from Pickering & Dana 1838
Caligus americanus fro...
Caligus americanus from Pickering & Dana 1838
Caligus americanus fro...
Caligus americanus from Pickering & Dana 1838
Caligus americanus fro...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:357597
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2009-03-02 15:48:31Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G.; Walter, T. Chad (2014). Caligus americanus Pickering & Dana, 1838. 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=357597 on 2014-10-02
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