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Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837)

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Caligus stroemii Baird, 1847 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Caligus vespa Milne Edwards, 1840 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Laxe luus Ström, 1770 · unaccepted (A vernacular name but listed as a...)  
A vernacular name but listed as a synonym by Baird, 1850
Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1838) · alternative representation
Lepeophtheirus stroemii (Baird, 1847) · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Walter, T.C.; Boxshall, G. (2024). World of Copepods Database. Lepeophtheirus salmonis salmonis (Krøyer, 1837). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-06-13
2014-05-23 14:22:42Z

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original description  (of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1838)) Krøyer, H. (1838). Om Snyltekrebsene, isaer med Hensyn til den danske Fauna. III. Formbeskrivelser (Fortsaettelse). <em>Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift Ser. I.</em> 2(1): 8-52, pl. 1. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Caligus stroemii Baird, 1847) Baird, W. (1847). Additions to the list of Entomostraca found within the limits of the Berwickshire Naturalist Club, with a description of Caligus Strömii. <em>History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club.</em> 2:259-260. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Caligus vespa Milne Edwards, 1840) Milne Edwards, H. (1840). Ordre des Copepodes. In: Histoire naturelle des Crustaces, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux. 3: 411-529., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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