Nico J. Smit’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Is Zoologist
From South Africa
Type Biology

Nico J. Smit, South African carcinologist

  • North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Taxon names authored

  • 0 taxon names authored by Nico J. Smit



  • Hadfield, K.A., Bruce, N.L. & Smit, N.J. 2016. Redescription of poorly known species of Ceratothoa Dana, 1852 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae), based on original type material. ZooKeys 592: 1–53. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.592.8098. Reference page. 
  • Hadfield, K.A., Bruce, N.L. & Smit, N.J. 2016. Elthusa nierstraszi nom. n., the replacement name for Elthusa parva (Nierstrasz, 1915), a junior secondary homonym of Elthusa parva (Richardson, 1910) (Isopoda, Cymothoidae). ZooKeys 619: 167–170. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.619.10143. Reference page. 


  • Hadfield, K.A. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Revision of the fish parasitic genus Pleopodias Richardson, 1910 (Isopoda, Cymothoidae), with the description of a new species and key to the genus. ZooKeys 667: 21—37. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.667.11414. Reference page. 
  • Hadfield, K.A., Tuttle, L.J. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Elthusa winstoni sp. n. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae), a new fish parasitic isopod from Hawaii. ZooKeys 661: 125—135. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.661.11251. Reference page. 
  • Welicky, R.L., Hadfield, K.A., Sikkel, P.C. & Smit, N.J. 2017. Molecular assessment of three species of Anilocra (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) ectoparasites from Caribbean coral reef fishes, with the description of Anilocra brillae sp. n. ZooKeys 663: 21—43. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.663.11415. Reference page. 


  • Halajian, A., Warner, L.R., Tavakol, S., Smit, N.J. & Luus-Powell, W.J. 2018. Checklist of Acanthocephalan parasites of South Africa. ZooKeys 789: 1–18. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.789.27710 Reference page. 


  • Bruce, N.L., Welicky, R.L., Hadfield, K.A. & Smit, N.J. 2019. A new genus and species of fish parasitic cymothoid (Crustacea, Isopoda) from the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa, with a key to the externally attaching genera of Cymothoidae. ZooKeys, 889: 1–15. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.889.38638 Reference page. 
  • Hadfield, K.A., Schizas, N.V., Chatterjee, T. & Smit, N.J. 2019. Gnathia bermudensis (Crustacea, Isopoda, Gnathiidae), a new species from the mesophotic reefs of Bermuda, with a key to Gnathia from the Greater Caribbean biogeographic region. ZooKeys, 891: 1–16. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.891.39564 Reference page. 
  • van der Wal, S., Smit, N.J. & Hadfield, K.A. 2019. Review of the fish parasitic genus Elthusa Schioedte & Meinert, 1884 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae) from South Africa, including the description of three new species. Zookeys, 841: 1–37. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.841.32364 Reference page. 
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