Copepoda taxon details

Caligus spinosus Yamaguti, 1939

349752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349752)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Yamaguti, S. (1939). Parasitic copepods from fishes of Japan. Part 5. Caligoida, III. Volume Jubilare pro Prof. Sadao Yoshida 2:443-487, pls. 14-33. (iii.1939) [details]   
Taxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho (2007) considered C. spinosus to be a junior synonym of C. aesopus. This...  
Taxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho (2007) considered C. spinosus to be a junior synonym of C. aesopus. This confusion was resolved when Choe & Kim (2010) redescribed and compared the two species, concluding that both are valid. [details]
Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2018). World of Copepods database. Caligus spinosus Yamaguti, 1939. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=349752 on 2018-04-19
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z
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2012-05-03 10:45:04Z
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original description Yamaguti, S. (1939). Parasitic copepods from fishes of Japan. Part 5. Caligoida, III. Volume Jubilare pro Prof. Sadao Yoshida 2:443-487, pls. 14-33. (iii.1939) [details]   

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

redescription Choe, M.K. & I.H. Kim. (2010). Redescriptions of two morphologically confusing sea lice Caligus aesopus Wilson, 1921 and C. spinosus Yamaguti, 1939 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae) parasitic on amberjacks (Seriola spp.) from Korea. Zootaxa 2483:23-34. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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Taxonomic remark Both Fernandez & Villalba (1986) and Lin & Ho (2007) considered C. spinosus to be a junior synonym of C. aesopus. This confusion was resolved when Choe & Kim (2010) redescribed and compared the two species, concluding that both are valid. [details]