Pennella anthonyi ( Quidor, 1912 ),

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: 9

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Pennella anthonyi ( Quidor, 1912 )


Pennella anthonyi ( Quidor, 1912) 

Not valid. Described from fin whales, Balaenoptera  physalus, Chile. Quidor (1912) used abdominal plume configuration to differentiate this species; this is an unreliable character. A synonym of P. balaenoptera ( Hogans 1987)  ; accepted as P. balaenoptera ( Walter & Boxshall 2015)  .