New Didymozoid Trematodes from Onigocia-stem Platycephalid fishes

Anderson , G.R. and Cribb, T.H. (1995) New Didymozoid Trematodes from Onigocia-stem Platycephalid fishes. Parasite, 2 1: 49-54. doi:10.1051/parasite/1995021049


Author Anderson , G.R.
Cribb, T.H.
Title New Didymozoid Trematodes from Onigocia-stem Platycephalid fishes
Journal name Parasite   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1252-607X
1776-1042
Publication date 1995-03
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1051/parasite/1995021049
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 2
Issue 1
Start page 49
End page 54
Total pages 6
Place of publication Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Publisher Princeps Editions
Language eng
Abstract Two new species of didymozoid trematodes are described from two species of Onigocia-stem platycephalid (flathead) fishes from Moreton Bay, Australia. Indodidymozoon metridion n. sp. is described fro the operculum of Suggrundus jugosus. Indodidymozoon ditremion n. sp. is described from the buccal cavity, branchial arches and pharynx of inegocia japonica. The two species can be distingished from other species in the genus Indodidymozoon, except Indodidymozoon branchiale, by their two anterior uterine loops, which are located posterior to the fore-body-hindbody junction. The new species can be differentiated from I. branchiale by the length of their testes. Indodidymozoon metridian differs from I. ditremion in body size, position of ventral sucker and relative testis length. The structure of the Laurer's canal and Juel's organ of species in the genus Indodidymozoon is discussed.
Keyword Didymozoidae
Indodidymozoon-Metridion
Indodidymozoon-Ditremion
Platycephalidae
Taxonomy
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Biological Sciences Publications
 
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