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Lepeophtheirus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Caligidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
Subclass  Copepod
Subphylum  Crustacea
Scientific name  Lepeophtheirus
Higher classification  Sea louse
Order  Siphonostomatoida
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Similar  Salmon louse, Sea louse, Caligus, Copepod, Caligus elongatus

Lepeophtheirus sekii


Lepeophtheirus is a genus of sea lice. The best-known species is L. salmonis, the salmon louse. Other species include L. pectoralis, which uses flatfish as its host, particularly the European flounder, and is also the type species of the genus Lepeophtheirus.

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Species

Lepeophtheirus contains 122 species:

References

Lepeophtheirus Wikipedia


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