Pennella crassicornis Steenstrup & Lutken, 1861,

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: 15

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Pennella crassicornis Steenstrup & Lutken, 1861


Pennella crassicornis Steenstrup & Lutken, 1861 

Not valid. Original report from Bottlenose whales ( Hyperodon ampullatus  and Ziphias cavirostris) and pelagic fishes ( Xiphias gladius  , Mola mola  and Naucrates  ductor) in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. Original figures and description not detailed enough to separate the species from P. filosa  or P. balaenoptera  , both of which it closely resembles; synonym of P. filosa  on fishes, of P. balaenoptera  on mammals ( Hogans 1987); accepted as P. filosa ( Walter & Boxshall 2015)  .