Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID165468
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateAL
CountyLee
Localityan aquaculture pond at Auburn University
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number3150110
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15578
Author:Hayden, K.J., and W.A. Rogers
Date:1998
Title:Neoergasilus japonicus (Poecilostomatoida: Ergasilidae), a parasitic copepod new to North America.
Journal:Journal of Parasitology
Volume:84
Issue:1
Pages:88-93
CommentsCollected from the skin of a channel catfish.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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