Sphyriidae | Article about Sphyriidae by The Free Dictionary
A family of ectoparasitic Crustacea belonging to the group Lernaeopodoida; the parasite embeds its head and part of its thorax into the host.
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RECONSIDERING PHYLOGENY WITHIN SPHYRIIDAE
North American parasitic copepods belonging to the new family Sphyriidae
Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae and Sphyriidae
. Ju-Shey Ho.