Caligus

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Caligus
PSM V08 D695 Female caligulus elegans.jpg
Female Caligus curtus
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Caligus

Type species
Caligus curtus
O. F. Müller, 1785
Synonyms
  • Caligulus Heegaard, 1962
  • Cresseyella Bezděk & Cressey, 2004
  • Midias C. B. Wilson., 1911
  • Pseudocaligus A. Scott, 1901
  • Risculus Leach, 1819
  • Sciaenophilus Van Beneden, 1852

Caligus is a genus of sea lice in the family Caligidae. The species are parasites of marine fishes and could be vectors of viruses. As of 2017, the World Register of Marine Species includes the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boxshall, Geoff (2015). Walter TC, Boxshall G, eds. "Caligus O.F. Müller, 1785". World of Copepods database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 7 September 2017.

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