Argulus Purpureus (Risso, 1827), a Junior Synonym of Argulus Vittatus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1814) (Branchiura, Arguloida)

@inproceedings{Poly1998ArgulusP,
  title={Argulus Purpureus (Risso, 1827), a Junior Synonym of Argulus Vittatus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1814) (Branchiura, Arguloida)},
  author={William J. Poly},
  year={1998}
}
[The binomen Argulus purpureus (Risso, 1827) is a junior synonym of Argulus vittatus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1814), and the generic name Diprosia is a junior synonym of Argulus Muller, respectively, as first pointed out by Lipke B. Holthuis in 1954. Continued usage of Argulus purpureus indicates that Argulus vittatus has been ignored. In addition, Argulus purpureus should be followed by "(Risso, 1827)" rather than "Risso, 1816" or "Risso, 1827" because the species was originally described under… CONTINUE READING

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