2000 Volume 59 Issue 4 Pages 293-296
Pterynotus (Pterynotus) fernandezi n. sp. is described from Sea Mount Vema, 600 km off Cape Town, South Africa. It is compared with P. phaneus (Dall, 1889) and P. havanensis Vokes, 1970 from the western Atlantic, P. atlantideus Bouchet & Waren, 1985 and P. (?P.) leucas (Fischer, 1897) from the eastern Atlantic, and P. fulgens Houart, 1988 from New Caledonia and South Africa.