Pennella plumosa ( Dekay, 1844 )

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: 28

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:781D71C8-4632-4D1B-8D82-F77CA1146029

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6052581

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F77753-5B6C-FFE4-D6A0-FA277194F7B6

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Plazi

scientific name

Pennella plumosa ( Dekay, 1844 )
status

 

Pennella plumosa ( Dekay, 1844)  

Not valid. Described from a damaged specimen from Diodon pilosus   (= D. holocanthus   ) ( Dekay 1844). Wilson (1917) considered P. plumosa   to be a synonym of P. sagitta   , but this species does not parasitize Diodon   . The brief description of the incomplete parasite indicates that the specimen is likely P. diodontis   . Considered herein a synonym of P. diodontis   .