Copepoda taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950

349711  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349711)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gnanamuthu, C.P. (1950). Sex differences in the chalimus and adult forms of Caligus polycanthi sp. nov. (Crustacea: Copepoda) parasitic on Balistes maculatus from Madras. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 47(1):159-170, figs. 1-6, tab. 1. (26-vi-1950) [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India; Japan; and Taiwan  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India; Japan; and Taiwan [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Caligus polycanthi was synonymised with C....  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Caligus polycanthi was synonymised with C. balistae by Cressey (1991) but Lin & Ho (1997) rejected this proposal and treated this species as valid. [details]
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Caligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, 1950. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=349711 on 2017-12-14

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original description Gnanamuthu, C.P. (1950). Sex differences in the chalimus and adult forms of Caligus polycanthi sp. nov. (Crustacea: Copepoda) parasitic on Balistes maculatus from Madras. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 47(1):159-170, figs. 1-6, tab. 1. (26-vi-1950) [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966) Kabata, Z. & A.V. Gusev. (1966). Parasitic Copepoda of fishes from the collection of the Zoological Institute in Leningrad. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 46(309):155-207, figs. 1-176. (x-1966) [details]   

taxonomy source Lin, C.L. & J.S. Ho. (1997). Taxonomic status of Caligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, a copepod parasite of marine fishes in the Indo-West Pacific. Zoological Studies 36(4):340-344. [details]   

basis of record Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966) Lin, C.L. & J.S. Ho. (1997). Taxonomic status of Caligus polycanthi Gnanamuthu, a copepod parasite of marine fishes in the Indo-West Pacific. Zoological Studies 36(4):340-344. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus sensilis Kabata & Gusev, 1966) Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus canthidermis Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) Walter, Chad. The world of Copepods. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus canthidermis Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) Ho, J.S. (1966). Three species of Formosan copepods parasitic on fishes. Crustaceana, Leiden 11(2):163-177, figs. 1-27. (26-x-1966) [details]   
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution India; Japan; and Taiwan [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat body surface and fins [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Caligus polycanthi was synonymised with C. balistae by Cressey (1991) but Lin & Ho (1997) rejected this proposal and treated this species as valid. [details]
 

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalistes maculatus Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculatus (Bloch, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCanthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) [details]