Copepoda taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinergasilus piranhus Boeger & Thatcher, 1988

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Boeger, W.A. & V.E. Thatcher. (1988). Rhinergasilus piranhus gen. et sp. n. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida, Ergasilidae) from the nasal cavities of piranha cajú, Serrasalmus nattereri in the Central Amazon. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 55(1):87-90. [details]   
Walter, T. Chad (2008). Rhinergasilus piranhus Boeger & Thatcher, 1988. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2017). World of Copepods database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=355301 on 2017-12-12

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original description Boeger, W.A. & V.E. Thatcher. (1988). Rhinergasilus piranhus gen. et sp. n. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida, Ergasilidae) from the nasal cavities of piranha cajú, Serrasalmus nattereri in the Central Amazon. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 55(1):87-90. [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 editorSerrasalmus Lacepède, 1803 [details]