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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 97, No. 2, 2002, pp. 313-315
Bioline Code: oc02060
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2002, pp. 313-315

 en A New Species of Kritskyia check for this species in other resources (Dactylogyridae, Ancyrocephalinae) Parasite of Urinary Bladder of Prochilodus lineatus check for this species in other resources (Prochilodontidae, Characiformes) from the Floodplain of the High Paraná River, Brazil
Ricardo M Takemoto; Maria de los Angeles P Lizama & Gilberto C Pavanelli

Abstract

A new species of Kritskyia check for this species in other resources inhabits the urinary bladder of the "curimba", Prochilodus lineatus check for this species in other resources in the floodplain of the high Paraná river. The new species resembles others members of Kritskyia in the following features: haptor lacking anchors and with 14 hooks marginal, posterior male copulatory organ non articulated with the accessory piece and vagina a sclerotized tube. However, it differs from the known species mainly by the shape of the copulatory complex. This is the third endoparasitic monogenean species reported from freshwater Neotropical fish.

Keywords
Monogenea - Dactylogyridae - Kritskyia boegeri check for this species in other resources n. sp. - Prochilodus lineatus check for this species in other resources - Paraná river - Brazil

 
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