New myxosporidia from indian freshwater fish, Labeo fimbriatus

II. Thelohanellus andhrae sp. n.


A new species of Myxosporidia, Thelohanellus andhrae sp. n., is described from an Indian fish Labeo fimbriatus. Its chief differential characters are as follows: (a) in the elongated pyriform spore the anterior end is flat, (b) the polar capsule lying in the anterior portion also has a flat anterior surface, and (c) the distal part of the polar filament is whip-like.

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Qadri, S.S. New myxosporidia from indian freshwater fish, Labeo fimbriatus . Z. F. Parasitenkunde 21, 517–520 (1962).

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  • Distal Part
  • Freshwater Fish
  • Anterior Surface
  • Anterior Portion
  • Polar Capsule