Sphaerillo boninensis Nunomura, 1990 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea) is a junior synonym of a pantropical species, Venezillo parvus (Budde-Lund, 1885)


<jats:p>Re-examination of the holotype and paratype of<jats:italic>Sphaerillo boninensis</jats:italic>Nunomura, 1990 from Chichijima Island of the Ogasawara archipelago, which is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, indicates that this species is a junior synonym of a pantropical species,<jats:italic>Venezillo parvus</jats:italic>(Budde-Lund, 1885).</jats:p>


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