No Common Name Olencira praegustator (Latrobe, 1802)    Synonyms: Cymothoa pregustator.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Malacostraca   >   Order Isopoda   >   Family Cymothoidae   >   Genus Olencira   

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Parasite often found in the mouths of Atlantic Menhaden.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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The isopod Olencira praegustator collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/24/2015). This represents a new genus for MBP. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

An Olencira praegustator infecting an Atlantic Menhaden in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/1/2018). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A ventral view of the isopod Olencira praegustator collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/24/2015). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)


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