WoRMS name details

Penicillus Kumar & Hameed, 1993

377268  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:377268)

 unaccepted (Type species based on specimen consisting of copepod (Pennella) plus barnacle)
Genus
Penicillus indicus Kumar & Hameed, 1993 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Taxonomy Benz referred this species to Pennella sp. in his 2005 paper.  
Taxonomy Benz referred this species to Pennella sp. in his 2005 paper. [details]
Walter, T.C. & Boxshall, G. (2018). World of Copepods database. Penicillus Kumar & Hameed, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377268 on 2018-05-23
Date
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2008-12-08 16:06:07Z
created
2009-06-30 12:48:33Z
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2015-09-03 06:24:32Z
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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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy Benz referred this species to Pennella sp. in his 2005 paper. [details]