Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 119–126

Crassicutis intermedius (Szidat, 1954) n. comb. and Procaudotestis uruguayensis Szidat, 1954 (Digenea: Homalometridae) from siluriform fishes in Paraguay

  • Rodney A. Bray
  • Alain de Chambrier
  • Claude Vaucher


The following two species are redescribed from Paraguayan freshwater siluriform fishes: Crassicutis [=Eocreadium] intermedius (Szidat, 1954) n. comb. from Cochliodon cochliodon, Hypostomus piratatu, H. commersoni, H. boulengeri and Hoplosternum littorale; and Procaudotestis uruguayensis Szidat, 1954 from Loricaria sp. The redescription of the terminal genitalia of both species indicates that they should be considered members of the family Homalometridae.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodney A. Bray
    • 1
  • Alain de Chambrier
    • 2
  • Claude Vaucher
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK
  2. 2.Museum of Natural History of GenevaGeneva 6Switzerland

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