Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 217–227 | Cite as

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

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


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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