Two new species of Herpyllobius Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 and a new record of Herpyllobius antarcticus Vanhöffen, 1913 (parasitic Copepoda) from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica


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Thirteen species of the genus Herpyllobius Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 are known to date. In this paper two new species are described asHerpyllobius polarsterni, and H. stocki. A comparison with congeneric species is made. A new find of H. antarcticus is recorded, and thedescription of Vanhöffen is confirmed. Including the present record, 15 species of Herpyllobius are now known, of which 7 have been reportedfrom the southern hemisphere.



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Lopez-Gonzalez, P. J. , Bresciani, J. and Conradi, M. (2000): Two new species of Herpyllobius Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 and a new record of Herpyllobius antarcticus Vanhöffen, 1913 (parasitic Copepoda) from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica , Polar Biology, 23 , pp. 265-271 .


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