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Cancerilla oblonga Bartsch, 1975

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (1975 or before-?)

 

Distribution

Luderitz Bay, Namibia & Cape Town, South Africa

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

Literature

Original scientific description:

Bartsch, I. (1975). Cancerilla oblonga n.sp., ein cyclopoider copepode auf Amphiura capensis Ljungman (Ophiuroidea, Echinodermata). Crustaceana 29(3): 290294.

 

Other references:

MacKinnon, Rebecca B., Landschoff, Jannes and Griffiths, Charles L. (2016). Rediscovery and first South African records of the parasitic copepod Cancerilla oblonga Bartsch, 1975 (Crustacea, Cancerillidae). African Invertebrates 57(2): 105-109.

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