Pennella cervicornis Heegaard, 1943,

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 cervicornis Heegaard, 1943


Pennella cervicornis Heegaard, 1943 

Not valid. Reported from Diodon  sp. In the Bay of Bengal. The specimens described by Heegaard (1943) are similar to P. diodontis  from the same host species in size, cephalothorax, neck, trunk and abdominal plume structure. Synonym of P. diodontis ( Hogans 1988a)  . Accepted as P. diodontis ( Walter & Boxshall 2015)  ;