Specimen Information

Argulus japonicus
Argulus japonicus
(Japanese fishlouse)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID261514
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusArgulus
Speciesjaponicus
Common NameJapanese fishlouse
StateIL
CountyWilliamson
LocalityCrab Orchard Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker in aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16794
Author:Poly, W.J.
Date:1998
Title:New state, host, and distribution records of the fish ectoparasite, Argulus (Branchiura), from Illinois (USA).
Journal:Crustaceana (Leiden)
Volume:71
Issue:1
Pages:1-8
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24063
Author:Price, R.L., and R. Jilek
Date:1980
Title:Parasites of the gizzard shad, Dorosoma cepedianum Lesueur, from two southern Illinois lakes.
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:72
Issue:3
Pages:51-52
CommentsFound on a Dorosoma cepedianum.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 75296
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number of Females1


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