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Volume 60, Issue 2 (Jun 2015)

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First data on the parasites of Hoplias aimara (Characiformes): description of two new species of gill monogeneans (Dactylogyridae)

Juliana Moreira
  • Curso de Pos-Graduacao em Ciencias Veterinarias da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, BR 465, Km 7, CEP 23890-000, Seropedica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Published Online: 2015-03-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2015-0036

Abstract

The first data on the parasites of the giant trahira, Hoplias aimara (Characiformes: Erythrinidae), a little known, but popular fish for sport angling, are provided. In H. aimara from the Xingu River in Brazil, two new species of gill monogeneans of the family Dactylogyridae were found and their description is provided herein. Urocleidoides aimarai n. sp. differs from all 18 congeners by the presence of a large accessory piece of the male copulatory organ and based by morphology of anchors. Urocleidoides xinguensis n. sp. is distinguished by unique combination of copulatory complex and haptoral structures.

Keywords : Monogenea; Dactylogyridae; Urocleidoides; Erythrinidae; Hoplias aimara; Xingu River; Brazil

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About the article

Received: 2014-11-21

Revised: 2014-12-16

Accepted: 2014-12-18

Published Online: 2015-03-25

Published in Print: 2015-06-01


Citation Information: Acta Parasitologica, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, ISSN (Print) 1230-2821, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2015-0036.

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