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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 96, No. 7, 2001, pp. 951-954
Bioline Code: oc01185
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 96, No. 7, 2001, pp. 951-954

 en SHORT COMMUNICATION - Report of Didymocystis wedli check for this species in other resources Ariola, 1902 (Digenea; Didymozoidae) from Thunnus albacares check for this species in other resources in Brazil
A Kohn; AL Santos & MFD Baptista-Farias

Abstract

Didymocystis wedli check for this species in other resources a parasite from the gills of Thunnus albacares check for this species in other resources from the coast of the State of Rio de Janeiro, is described by use of light and scanning electron microscopy. This is the first report of this species in Brazil and South America. New data are presented on the surface topography as demonstrated by scanning electron microscopy.

Keywords
Didymocystis wedli, Digenea, Thunnus albacares, Brazil

 
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