Systematic Parasitology

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 59–64 | Cite as

A new species of the monogenea genus Heteromazocraes Mamaev, 1981, from a freshwater cyprinid Securicula gora (Ham.) from the Lucknow district, India

  • Nirupama Agrawal
  • Richa Sharma


Heteromazocraes mamaevi n. sp. is described from a cyprinid, Securicula gora (Ham.) from the Lucknow district, India. It is characterised by well-developed cephalic glands, the shape of the genital spines, the structure of the egg and the shape of the clamp sclerites. This is the first record of the genus Heteromazocraes Mamaev, 1981 from a cyprinid fish.


Cyprinid Fish Polar Filament Genital Atrium Zoology Department Marginal Hooklet 
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© Dr W. Junk Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nirupama Agrawal
    • 1
  • Richa Sharma
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoology DepartmentLucknow UniversityLucknowIndia

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