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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWedanus formosanus Cheng, Ho & Dai, 2008 
AphiaID: 378325

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 editorRhynchomolgidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWedanus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWedanus Humes, 1978
Source  original description Cheng, Y.R., J.S. Ho & C.F. Dai. 2008. Wedanus formosanus n. sp. (Poecilostomatoida, Rhynchomolgidae), a copepod parasitic in a scleractinian coral of Taiwan. Crustaceana 81(9):1099-1105. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora minor Crossland, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora pedunculata Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378325
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2008-12-20 18:32:26Z  created  Walter, T. Chad
  
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  Citation: Walter, T. Chad (2014). Wedanus formosanus Cheng, Ho & Dai, 2008. 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=378325 on 2014-07-28
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