oa African Zoology - A first report on the morphology of the postantennal process in Lernanthropus (Lernanthropidae: Copepoda) and its possible significance as a taxonomic feature

Volume 32, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



Provides notes on the postantennal process as a category of cuticular spines of parasitic Copepoda and briefly compares arguments on the status of postantennal process as an appendage, concluding that these structures are cuticular outgrowths and not appendages. Illustrates with photographs and sketches.

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