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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Maxillopoda (class)  »  Siphonostomatoida (order)  »  Caligidae (family)

CAAB Code: 27 383000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
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Rank: Family
CAAB category: 27 - Crustacea - non-Malacostraca Copepods, ostracods, barnacles, and minor crustacean groups
Family: 27 383 Caligidae (parasitic copepods) - show full list
Common Name: parasitic copepods
Organism Type: a parasitic copepod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 27 383903     Abasia spp.
27 383904     Alebion spp.
27 383905     Anuretes spp.
27 383906     Caligodes spp.
27 383901     Caligus spp.
27 383907     Hermilius spp.
27 383908     Lepeophtheirus spp.
27 383909     Mappates spp.
27 383910     Pupulina spp.
27 383902     Sinocaligus spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Boxshall, G., 2018. The sea lice (Copepoda: Caligidae) of Moreton Bay (Queensland, Australia), with descriptions of thirteen new species., Zootaxa, Vol. 4398(1): 1-172. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4398.1.1
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