Digeneans of the family Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925 from the southern Great Barrier Reef, including a new genus and three new species

Bray, R.A. and Cribb, T.H. (1989) Digeneans of the family Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925 from the southern Great Barrier Reef, including a new genus and three new species. Journal of Natural History, 23 2: 429-473. doi:10.1080/00222938900770261


Author Bray, R.A.
Cribb, T.H.
Title Digeneans of the family Opecoelidae Ozaki, 1925 from the southern Great Barrier Reef, including a new genus and three new species
Journal name Journal of Natural History   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-2933
1464-5262
Publication date 1989-03-01
Year available 1989
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/00222938900770261
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 23
Issue 2
Start page 429
End page 473
Total pages 45
Place of publication Essex, United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Language eng
Formatted abstract
The following Digenea are described, recorded or figured from Heron Island and Fairfax Island in the southern Great Barrier Reef, off Queensland, northeastern Australia. Opegaster ditrematis from Apogon sp., Allopodocotyle epinepheli from Epinephelus quoyanus, Podocotyloides stenometra from Chaetodon rainfordi and C. plebius, Cainocreadium epinepheli from E. quoyanus and E. merra, Pacificreadium serrani (syn: Hamacreadium ghardagense) from Plectropomus leopardus, Hamacreadium mutabile (with 10 new synonyms) from Lutjanus amabilis, Helicometra fasciata from E. fasciata and E. merra, Macvicaria macassarensis n. comb. from Lethrinus chrysostomus, M. heronensis sp. nov. from L. chrysostomus and Gymnocranius bitorquatus, Pseudoplagioporus interruptus from L. chrysostomus, Orthodena tropica from L. chrysostomus, Propycnadenoides philippinensis (syn: Labrifer gymnocrani) from G. bitorquatus, Neochoanostoma avidabira gen, et sp. nov. from G. bitorquatus, N. bariadiva sp. nov. from G. bitorquatus. Plagioporus japonica is transferred to Macvicaria as a new combination. A key to the opecoelids from the southern Great Barrier Reef is given.
Keyword Digenea
Great Barrier Reef
Marine fish parasites
Opecoelidae
Taxonomy
Neochoanostoma
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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