A new species of Probursata Bravo-Hollis, 1984 (Mogenea: Heteraxinidae: Heteraxininae) parasite of Oligoplites spp. (Osteichthyes: Carangidae) from the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Ricardo M. Takemoto; J. F. R. Amato; José Luis Luque;
(1993)
  • Publisher: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
  • Journal: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. (issn: 0074-0276, eissn: 1678-8060)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0074-02761993000200017
  • Subject: Monogenea | RC955-962 | Microbiology | Brasil | QR1-502 | Carangidae | Oligoplites | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Probusata brasiliensis n. sp.

Probursata brasiliensis n. sp., a gill filament parasite of carangid fishes, O. palometa (Cuvier), Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider), and O. saliens (Bloch), from the Brazilian coast, is described and illustrated. The new species differs from Probursata veraecrucis... View more
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