Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 189–200

The Lepocreadiidae (Digenea) of pomacentrid fishes (Perciformes) from Heron Island, Queensland, Australia


  • Rodney A. Bray
    • Department of ZoologyThe Natural History Museum
  • Thomas H. Cribb
    • Queensland Museum
  • Stephen C. Barker
    • Department of ParasitologyUniversity of Queensland

DOI: 10.1007/BF00009726

Cite this article as:
Bray, R.A., Cribb, T.H. & Barker, S.C. Syst Parasitol (1993) 26: 189. doi:10.1007/BF00009726


The following lepocreadiid species are described from pomacentrid fishes from the Southern Great Barrier Reef at Heron Island, Queensland: Lepocreadium adlardi n. sp. from Abudefduf bengalensis; L. clavatum from Acanthochromis polyacanthus and Parma polylepis; Lepocreadium sp. from Amblyglyphidodon curacao; Lepocreadium sp. from Pomacentrus cf. wardi; Preptetos xesuri (new synonyms: P. caballeroi, P. pritchardae Toman, 1989 nec Ahmad, 1984) from Parma polylepis plus the acanthurid Naso annulatus; and P. cannoni from Pomacentrus bankanensis.

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