Species of Lepeophtheirus (Copepoda, Caligidae) Recorded from the Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) and their Implications for the Caligid Genus Dentigryps

@inproceedings{Hewitt1971SpeciesOL,
  title={Species of Lepeophtheirus (Copepoda, Caligidae) Recorded from the Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) and their Implications for the Caligid Genus Dentigryps},
  author={Gordon C. Hewitt},
  year={1971}
}
Of the five species of Lepeophtheirus so far recorded from the ocean sunfish (Mola mola), L. ornatus Edwards has been previously synonymized with L. nordmanni Edwards. A comparison of specimens shows that L. insignis Wilson is also a synonym of L. nordmanni and that L. molae Heegaard is a synonym of L. hastatus Shiino. Lepeophtheirus nordmanni and L. hastatus are redescribed and compared. Lepeophtheirus hastatus can be distinguished from L. nordmanni by an accessory branch on its postantennary… CONTINUE READING