WoRMS taxon details

Caligus epidemicus Hewitt, 1971

349617  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:349617)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Hewitt, G.C. (1971). Two species of Caligus (Copepoda, Caligidae) from Australian waters, with a description of some developmental stages. Pacific Science 25(2):145-164, figs. 1-78. (iv-1971) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Australia; Philippines; Thailand; and Taiwan  
Distribution Australia; Philippines; Thailand; and Taiwan [details]
Walter, T.C.; Boxshall, G. (2022). World of Copepods Database. Caligus epidemicus Hewitt, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=349617 on 2022-11-26
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2008-07-15 14:41:49Z
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original description Hewitt, G.C. (1971). Two species of Caligus (Copepoda, Caligidae) from Australian waters, with a description of some developmental stages. Pacific Science 25(2):145-164, figs. 1-78. (iv-1971) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Ho, J.S., I.H. Kim, E.R. Cruz-Lacierda & K. Nagasawa. (2004). Sea lice (Copepoda, Caligidae) parasitic on marine cultured and wild fishes of the Philippines. Journal of the Fisheries Society of Taiwan 31(4):235-250. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Ho, J.S. & C.L. Lin. (2004). Sea lice of Taiwan (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae). <em>The Sueichan Press, Keelung, Taiwan.</em> 388 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lin, C.L. & J.S. Ho. (1993). Life history of Caligus epidemicus Hewitt, parasitic on the Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambica) cultured in brackish water. In: Boxshall, G.A. & D. Defaye (eds.). Pathogens of Wild and Farmed Fish: Sea Lice. Ellis Horwood, London :5-15. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lin, C.L. & J.S. Ho. (1998). Identification of sea lice parasitic on fishes cultured in Taiwan. Journal of the Chia-yi Institute of Technology 59:93-107. (Abstract in Chinese.) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Lin, C.L., J.S. Ho & S.N. Chen. (1996). Developmental stages of Caligus epidemicus Hewitt, a copepod parasite of tilapia cultured in brackish water. Journal of Natural History, London 30(5):661-684. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Ruangpan, L. & Z. Kabata. (1984). An invertebrate host for Caligus (Copepoda, Caligidae)? Crustaceana, Leiden 47(2):219-220. (24-x-1984) [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Webber, W.R., G.D. Fenwick, J.M. Bradford-Grieve, S.G. Eagar, J.S. Buckeridge, G.C.B. Poore, E.W. Dawson, L. Watling, J.B. Jones, J.B.J. Wells, N.L. Bruce, S.T. Ahyong, K. Larsen, M.A. Chapman, J. Olesen, J.S. Ho, J.D. Green, R.J. Shiel, C.E.F. Rocha, A. Lörz, G.J. Bird & W.A. Charleston. (2010). Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea: shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2010). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 2. Kingdom Animalia: Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils.</em> pp. 98-232 (COPEPODS 21 pp.). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Boxshall, G.A. (2018). The sea lice (Copepoda: Caligidae) of Moreton Bay (Queensland, Australia), with descriptions of thirteen new species. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4398(1): 1-172., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4398.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Brun, P., M.R. Payne & T. Kiørboe. (2017). A trait database for marine copepods. <em>Earth System Science Data.</em> 9(1):99-113., available online at https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-99-2017 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Distribution Australia; Philippines; Thailand; and Taiwan [details]

Habitat body surface, gill and oral cavities [details]