Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Four new species of trypanoplasms from the fresh water fishes of the genusMystus in Maharashtra

  • 10 Accesses

  • 2 Citations

Abstract

Four new species of haemoflagellates of the genusTrypanoplasma, Laveran and Mesnil, 1901viz T. krishnamurthyi, T. cavacii, T. vidyai and T. seenghali are described from the fresh water fishes of the genus Mystus in Maharashtra.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. Becker C D 1970 Haematozoa of fishes, with emphasis on north American records. Special publication No. 5 82-100 American fisheries Society of Washington

  2. Becker C D 1977 Flagellate parasites of fish in Parasitic protozoa (ed) Kreier (New York: Academic Press) Vol.I 357–416

  3. Brumpt E 1906a Sur quelques especes nouvelles de-trypanosomes parasites des poissons deaes douce: leur mode devolution;C.R. Soc. Biol. Paris 60 160–162

  4. Brumpt E 1906b Mode de transmission et evolution des trypanosomes des poissons. Description de quelques especes de trypanoplasmes des poissons d’eau douce. Trypanosome d un Crapaud africain;C.R. Soc. Biol. Paris 60 162–164

  5. Burreson E M 1979 Structure and life cycle ofTrypanoplasma beckeri sp. n. (Kinetoplastidae) a parasite of the cabezon,Scorpaenichthys marmoratus in Oregon coastal waters;J. Protozool.26 343–347

  6. Day F 1875–78 The fishes of India, being a natural history of fishes known to inhabit the seas and fresh water of India, Burma and Ceylon. Text and Atlas in 4 Pts. London.

  7. Ioff I G, Bozhenko V B and Levashev M M 1926Trypanoplasma acipenseris sp. n. a new parasite of sterlet blood. (In Russian.)Russkhyi Gidrobiologhicheskyi Zhurnal 5 103–110

  8. Jhingran V G 1982 Fish and fisheries of India. II Ed. (Delhi: Hindustan Publishing Corporation).

  9. Joshi B D 1982 Three new species of haematozoans from fresh water teleosts (pisces);Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Anim. Sci.) 91 397–406

  10. Katz M 1951 Two new haemoflagellates (genusCryptobia) from some western Washington teleosts;J. Parasitol.37 245–250

  11. Krishnamurthy R and Wahul M A 1984 Studies on the morphology of some trypanoplasms from the blood of fresh water fishes in Maharashtra. II. From the fishes of the genusLabeo; Arch. Protistenk. (in press)

  12. Laveran A and Mesnil F 1901 Sur les flagelles a membrane andulante des poissons (generesTrypanosoma Gruby etTrypanoplasma n. gen.).C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris 133 670–675

  13. Leger L 1904 Sur les haemoflagelles duCobitisharbatula L. Comptes Rendus de la Societe de Biologie57 344–345

  14. Lorn J 1979 Biology of trypanosomes and trypanoplasma of fish in “Biology of kinetoplastida Vol. II (ed) W H R Lumsden and D A Evans, (London: Academic Press) 269–337

  15. Mandai A K 1979 Studies on the haematozoa of some cat fishes, belonging to the genusMystus scapoli from India;Bull. Zool. Surv. India 2 17–23

  16. Pavlovaskii E N 1964 Key to parasites of fresh water fish of USSR Academy of sciences of the USSR. Zoological Institute, Isreal Program for scientific Translations, Jerusalem

  17. Plehn M 1903Trypanoplasma cyprini sp. n.;Arch. Protistenk 3 175–180

  18. Putz R E 1972Cryptobia catar actae sp. n. (Kinetoplastida, Cryptobiidae) a haemoflagellate of some cyprinid fishes of West Virginia.Proc. Helminth. Soc. (Washington)39 18–22

  19. Srivastava G 1968 Fishes of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan, Varanasi

  20. Wahul M A 1984 Studies on the morphology of some trypanoplasms from the blood of fresh water fishes in Maharashtra, I. From fishes of the genusPuntius; Arch. Protistenk. (in press)

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to M A Wahul.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Wahul, M.A. Four new species of trypanoplasms from the fresh water fishes of the genusMystus in Maharashtra. Proc Ani Sci 94, 25–35 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03186324

Download citation

Keywords

  • Haematozoa
  • haemoflagellates
  • Trypano plasma