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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Apedunculata discoidea gen. n., sp n. (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) parasitic on Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837) (Characiformes: Prochilodontidae) from southeastern Brazil
Author: Cuglianna, AM
Cordeiro, NS
Luque, JL
Abstract: A new species of dactylogyrid monogenean, Apedunculata discoidea gen. n., sp. n. is described and illustrated from the gills of the freshwater fish Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837) in pisciculture ponds from Pirassununga, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Diagnostic characters of the new genus and species are: 1) vagina dextrolateral slightly sclerotised, opening anteriorly at level of copulatory complex; 2) copulatory organ coiled with two counterclockwise rings; 3) Accessory piece distal and not articulated 4) body disk-shaped, lacking a peduncle.
Subject: Monogenea
Apedunculata discoidea gen. n., sp n.
Prochilodus lineatus
Country: Brasil
Editor: Int Inst Ecology
Citation: Brazilian Journal Of Biology. Int Inst Ecology, v. 69, n. 3, n. 895, n. 898, 2009.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2009
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