Specimen Information

Neoergasilus japonicus
Neoergasilus japonicus
(a parasitic copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID165467
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateMI
CountyBay
LocalityLake Huron, Saginaw Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04240002
HUC10 NameLake Huron
HUC10 Number0424000202
HUC12 NameLake Huron
HUC12 Number042400020200
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15577
Author:Hudson, P.L., and C.A. Bowen II
Date:2002
Title:First record of Neoergasilus japonicus (Poecilostomatoida:Ergasilidae), a parasitic copepod new to the Laurentian Great Lakes.
Journal:Journal of Parasitology
Volume:88
Issue:4
Pages:657-663
CommentsHost fish: channel catfish, fathead minnow, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, pumpkinseed, rock bass, and yellow perch.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected219


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