Lernaeopodidae

Lernaeopodidae

[‚lər·nē·ə′päd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of ectoparasitic crustaceans belonging to the Lernaeopodoida; individuals are attached to the walls of the fishes' gill chambers by modified second maxillae.
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Life cycle of Salmincola californiensis (Dana 1852) (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae).
Infestation of Salmincola californiensis (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae) in wild coho salmon, steelhead, and coastal cutthroat trout juveniles in a small Columbia River tributary.
Effects of Salmincola californiensis (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae) on the gills of farm-raised rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri.
A large and well-known monograph covering marine and freshwater parasitic copepods of Wilson's (1915) Lernaeopodidae included ten Albatross species, seven of which were new.
North American parasitic copepods belonging to the Lernaeopodidae, with a revision of the entire family.
These were Eudactylinidae (Deets and Ho 1988), Lernaeopodidae (Kabata 1979), and Pennellidae (Boxshall 1986).
The siphonostomatoid family Lernaeopodidae was divided into two subgroups, one comprising genera found on freshwater fish and the other containing genera parasitic on marine fish.