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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillus Kumar & Hameed, 1993 
AphiaID: 377268

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaxillopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopepoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocopepoda (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodoplea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonostomatoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Type species based on specimen consisting of copepod (Pennella) plus barnacle)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella Oken, 1815
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennellidae Burmeister, 1835
Sources  original description Kumar, K.A. & M.S. Hameed. 1993. A new genus of the family Pennellidae (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) parasitic on elasmobranchs in the southwest coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 35(1-2):198-200. [details]

source of synonymy Benz, G.W. 2005. Taxonomic status of Penicillus Kumar et Hameed, 1993 and its only species, P. indicus Kumar et Hameed, 1993 (Pennellidae, Siphonostomatoida, Copepoda). Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 35(2):139-145. [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenicillus indicus Kumar & Hameed, 1993 (nomen dubium)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor3x5 J.S. Ho Taxonomic Card - Penicillus Document hosted within WoRMS 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Benz referred this species to Pennella sp. in his 2005 paper. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:377268
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2008-12-08 16:06:07Z  created  Vanhoorne, Bart
2009-06-30 12:48:33Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G. (2014). Penicillus Kumar & Hameed, 1993. In: Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2014). World of Copepods database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377268 on 2014-11-22
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