A description is given of a new Caprella-species, Caprella macho nov. spec., found in the summer of 1995 on two localities in the southern part of the Netherlands. Differences with the closely related Asian species Caprella acanthogaster Mayer, 1890 are discussed.

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Platvoet, D., de Bruyne, R. H., & Gmelig Meyling, A. (1995). Description of a new Caprella-species from the Netherlands: Caprella macho nov. spec. (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Caprellidea). Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, 15(1), 1–4.