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Lernaeopodidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Siphonostomatoida
Subphylum  Crustacea
Rank  Family
Subclass  Copepod
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Similar  Copepod, Siphonostomatoida, Pennellidae, Ergasilidae, Ommatokoita

Lernaeopodidae is a family of parasitic copepods. The females are typically large and fleshy, and attach to the host permanently using a plug made of chitin called the bulla. The males cling on to the females using their antennae. The family contains the following genera:

References

Lernaeopodidae Wikipedia


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