Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262938
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateCO
CountyMesa
LocalitySalt Creek drainage [W of Grand Junction]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters-Plateau
HUC8 Number14010005
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
CommentsFound on black bullhead fins. May have come on stocked goldfish. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo



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