Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID165538
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateMI
CountyBay
LocalityLake Huron, Saginaw Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number4080300
HUC10 NameLake Huron
HUC10 Number0408030003
HUC12 NameLake Huron
HUC12 Number040803000300
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
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: bluegill, carp, channnel catfish, goldfish, green sunfish, fathead minnow, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rock bass, yellow perch, and pumpkinseed.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected328


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