Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 159–184

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

  • Rodney A. Bray
  • Thomas H. Cribb
  • Stephen C. Barker
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00010530

Cite this article as:
Bray, R.A., Cribb, T.H. & Barker, S.C. Syst Parasitol (1993) 24: 159. doi:10.1007/BF00010530

Abstract

The following species are described, figured and/or recorded from pomacentrid fishes from the vicinity of the southern Great Barrier Reef coral cay Heron Island, with some mention of comparative material from other host families and locations: Derogenes pearsoni n. sp. from Amblyglyphidodon curacao, Amphiprion akindynos, Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus (type-host), Pomacentrus chrysurus, P. moluccensis, P. tripunctatus and Pomacentrus sp.; Derogenes pharyngicola n. sp. from Abudefduf whitleyi (type-host) and Plectroglyphidodon dickii; Lecithaster stellatus from Abudefduf sexfasciatus, A. whitleyi, Acanthochromis polyacanthus, Amblyglyphidodon curacao, Chrysiptera flavipinnis, Parma polylepis, Pomacentrus chrysurus, P. moluccensis, P. cf. nagasakiensis, P. cf. pavo, P. vaiuli, P. wardi, Seriola lalandi, Cheilinus diagrammus, Lethrinus miniatus and Choerodon cyanodus from Heron Island plus Acanthopagrus australis and Rhabdosargus sarba from Moreton Bay; Aponurus laguncula from Pomacentrus moluccensis plus Callionymus limiceps, Platycephalus endrachtensis and P. fuscus from Moreton Bay; Hysterolecitha nahaensis from Abudefduf bengalensis, A. sexfasciatus, A. whitleyi, Acanthochromis polyacanthus, Amblyglyphidodon curacao, A. leucogaster, Amphiprion akindynos, A. perideraion, Chromis atripectoralis, C. nitida, C. viridis, Chrysiptera flavipinnis, C. cf. rollandi, Dascyllus aruanus, D. reticulatus, Parma polylepis, Pomacentrus chrysurus, P. moluccensis, P. cf. nagasakiensis, P. nigromarginatus, P. cf. pavo, P. tripunctatus, P. wardi and Pomacentrus sp.; Hysterolecitha heronensis n. sp. from Pomacentrus philippinus (type-host), P. amboinensis, P. moluccensis, P. nigromarginatus and Pomacentrus sp.; Hysterolecitha sp. innom. from Parma polylepis; Thulinia microrchis n. comb. (new syns Hysterolecitha microrchis, H. xesuri, H. tinkeri, Thulinia tinkeri, H. sigani) from Abudefduf bengalensis, A. sexfasciatus, A. whitleyi, Acanthochromis polyacanthus, Amphiprion perideraion, Dascyllus aruanus, D. reticulatus, Dischistodus melanotus, Parma polylepis, Plectroglyphidodon dickii, Pomacentrus amboinensis, P. moluccensis, P. philippinus, P. taeniometopon, Pomacentrus sp. and Stegastes apicalis, plus Chaetodon citrinellus, C. kleinii, Chaetodontoplus meredithi, Lethrinus miniatus, Plectropomus leopardus, Siganus doliatus, S. lineatus and S. vulpinus; Leclthocladium sp. juv from Abudefduf whitleyi, Lecithochirium sp. (? ghanense-group) from Dascyllus aruanus; Lecithochirium sp. juv. from Abudefduf whitleyi; unidentified non-ecsomate hemiuroids from Chrysiptera cf. rollandi, Parma polylepis, Pomacentrus chrysurus, P. wardi and Stegastes apicalis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodney A. Bray
    • 1
  • Thomas H. Cribb
    • 2
  • Stephen C. Barker
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK
  2. 2.Queensland MuseumSouth BrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.Department of ParasitologyUniversity of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia