Pennella germonia Leigh-Sharpe, 1931,

Hogans, W. E., 2017, Review of Pennella Oken, 1816 (Copepoda: Pennellidae) with a description of Pennella benzi sp. nov., a parasite of Escolar, Lepidocybium flavobrunneum (Pisces) in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, Zootaxa 4244 (1), pp. 1-38: 20

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4244.1.1

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scientific name

Pennella germonia Leigh-Sharpe, 1931
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Pennella germonia Leigh-Sharpe, 1931 

Not valid. Described from tuna, Germo alalonga  (= Thunnus alalonga  ), Mediterranean. Falls within the length and variability range of P. filosa  (also found frequently on species of large tunas). There is nothing within the original description, figures and remarks which distinguishes P. germonia  from P. filosa  . Synonym of P. filosa  ( Kabata 1979; Hogans 1988a); accepted as P. filosa ( Walter & Boxshall 2015)  .