The genus Argulus (Crustacea: Branchiura) in Africa: redescriptions of type-material collected by W.A. Cunnington during the Lake Tanganyika Expedition in 1913, with notes on A. giganteus Lucas and A. arcassonensis Cuénot

@article{RushtonMellor2004TheGA,
  title={The genus Argulus (Crustacea: Branchiura) in Africa: redescriptions of type-material collected by W.A. Cunnington during the Lake Tanganyika Expedition in 1913, with notes on A. giganteus Lucas and A. arcassonensis Cu{\'e}not},
  author={Sophie K. Rushton-Mellor},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={33-49}
}
Of the 11 specimens of Argulus Müller, 1785 examined during the present study, nine are recognised as valid. The two-specimens collected by W.A. Cunnington (1913) during the Expedition to Lake Tanganyika are redescribed. In these redescriptions, many species-specific features have been identified which facilitate identification when comparing with all other species of Argulus recorded from Africa. The type-material of A. giganteus Lucas, A. purpureus Thorell, A. arcassonensis Cuénot and A… CONTINUE READING

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