Loxothylacus panopaei (Gissler, 1884)Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Maxillopoda   >   Order Kentrogonida   >   Family Sacculinidae   >   Genus Loxothylacus   

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A crab-castrating parasitic barnacle, Loxothylacus panopaei, infecting Eurypanopeus depressus in Somerset Co., Maryland (6/21/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Loxothylacus panopaei in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/14/2022). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

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