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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops gigas (Claus, 1857) 
AphiaID: 359277

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 editorCyclopoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops gigas gigas (Claus, 1857)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops Kiefer, 1927
Source  basis of record Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods., available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops gigas gigas (Claus, 1857)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops gigas latipes (Lowndes, 1927) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegacyclops latipes (Lowndes, 1927) (alternate representation)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Copepod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:359277
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Date   action   by
2008-07-15 14:41:49Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
2013-04-30 23:30:26Z  changed  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Megacyclops gigas (Claus, 1857). 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=359277 on 2014-07-11
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