Copepoda taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetapeniculus antofagastiensis Castro-Romero & Baeza-Kuroki, 1985

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Castro-Romero, R. & H. Baeza-Kuroki. (1985). Metapeniculus antofagastensis gen. et sp. nov. (Copepoda, Pennellidae) parasitic on two inshore fishes of Antofagasta, Chile, South Pacific. Crustaceana, Leiden 49(1):22-29, figs. 1-22. (19-viii-1985, French summary) [details]   
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Metapeniculus antofagastiensis Castro-Romero & Baeza-Kuroki, 1985. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=353438 on 2017-12-13

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original description Castro-Romero, R. & H. Baeza-Kuroki. (1985). Metapeniculus antofagastensis gen. et sp. nov. (Copepoda, Pennellidae) parasitic on two inshore fishes of Antofagasta, Chile, South Pacific. Crustaceana, Leiden 49(1):22-29, figs. 1-22. (19-viii-1985, French summary) [details]   

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

Feeding Type
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisotremus scapularis (Tschudi, 1846) [details]
adult: parasitic: ectoparasitic on Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoydixodon laevifrons (Tschudi, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGirella laevifrons (Tschudi, 1846) [details]