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Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 95, Issue 8–9, pp 829–840 | Cite as

Four new species of dactylogyrids (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) parasitic on gills of labrid and sparid fishes from Southeastern Pacific Ocean off Peru

  • Celso L. Cruces
  • Jhon D. Chero
  • José L. Luque
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  1. Monogenea

Abstract

During a research on gill ectoparasites of Peruvian marine fishes, four dactylogyrid (Monogenea) species, parasitising two teleost species, Bodianus diplotaenia (Gill) (Labridae) and Calamus brachysomus (Lockington) (Sparidae), were found. Euryhaliotrema luisae n. sp. ex C. brachysomus is differentiated from other congeneric species by the morphology of the male copulatory organ, which comprises a coil of nine counterclockwise rings, and by the morphology of the anchors and bars. Euryhaliotrema magnopharyngis n. sp. ex C. brachysomus can be distinguished from all other congeners by having a well-developed pharynx occupying much of the anterior region and by the ventral bar, which is V-shaped, with well-elongated, thin arms. In addition, E. luisae n. sp. and E. magnopharyngis n. sp. can be differentiated from all other members of Euryhaliotrema Kritsky & Boeger, 2002 by the presence of a glandular oval plate lying on peduncle. Haliotrema diplotaenia n. sp. ex B. diplotaenia is characterised by the structure of the male copulatory organ, comprising a tapered-shaped cirrus tube with twisted acute tip and a filament-shaped accessory piece with medial and distal expansions, and by the morphology of the ventral bar (inverted W-shaped, with short lateral ends and two anterior conical protuberances). Haliotrema saezae n. sp. ex B. diplotaenia differs from all other members of Haliotrema Johnston & Tiegs, 1922 by having a tubular copulatory organ with curved distal tip and a filament-shaped accessory piece without lateral expansions, and by the morphology of anchors and bars. The present findings are added to the other six marine dactylogyrids previously reported from Peru.

Notes

Acknowledgements

JLL was supported by a Researcher fellowship from CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brazil). JDC and CLC were supported by a student fellowship from CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal do Ensino Superior), Brazil.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências VeterináriasUniversidade Federal Rural do Rio de JaneiroSeropédicaBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de Parasitologia AnimalUniversidade Federal Rural do Rio de JaneiroSeropédicaBrazil

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