Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 217–227

A redescription of adult females of Ergasilus briani Markewitsch, 1933 (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida)

  • Stephen Alston
  • Geoffrey A. Boxshall
  • John W. Lewis
Article

Abstract

The adult female of Ergasilus briani Markewitsch, 1933 (Crustacea: Copepoda) is redescribed using scanning electron and light microscopy. The taxonomic history of E. briani is reviewed. It is confirmed that E. briani and E. minor Halisch, 1934 are synonymous. The known distribution of E. briani in Britain is noted.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Alston
    • 1
  • Geoffrey A. Boxshall
    • 1
  • John W. Lewis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Biology, Royal Holloway and Bedford New CollegeUniversity of LondonEghamUK

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