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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus confusus Pillai, 1961 
AphiaID: 357608

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 accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus O.F. Müller, 1785
Sources  original description Pillai, N.K.. 1961. Copepods parasitic on South Indian Fishes. Part I, Caligidae. Bulletin of the Research Institute, University of Kerala (C)8:87-130, figs. 1-23. (xi-1961) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtypes  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx caballus Günther, 1868 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx caninus Günther, 1867 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx djedaba (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx kalla Cuvier, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx sansun (Forsskål, 1775) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElagatis bipinnulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhabdosargus holubi (Steindachner, 1881) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelaroides leptolepis (Cuvier, 1833) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeriola dumerili (Risso, 1810) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution South Africa; Ecuador; Panama; Sri Lanka; Eniwetok Atoll; India; Kuwait; Colombia; and Taiwan  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat gill cavity and body surface [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:357608
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Caligus confusus Pillai, 1961. 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=357608 on 2014-08-29
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