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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster acuta Manter, 1940 
AphiaID: 728446

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyhelminthes (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeodermata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrematoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDigenea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiorchiida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphidiata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllocreadioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpecoelidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpecoelinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster acuta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster Ozaki, 1928
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster acuta Manter, 1940
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpecoelus acutus (Manter, 1940) Manter, 1954 (returned to Opegaster by Bray & Justine (2013))
Sources  original description Manter, H. W. (1940). Digenetic trematodes of fishes from the Galapagos Islands and the neighboring Pacific. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions. 2, 364–473. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMexican Tropical Pacific [details]
Feedingtype  adult: parasitic: endoparasitic in Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Platyhelminthes Collection (1 record) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:728446
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2013-04-16 09:58:56Z  created  Boxshall, Geoff
2014-03-10 11:02:06Z  checked  Gibson, David
  
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  Citation: Gibson, D. (2014). Opegaster acuta Manter, 1940. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=728446 on 2017-10-24
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