Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn


  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3237-2

This genus belonging to the Diplomonadida includes several species, which parasitize in fish reaching a size of about 12 × 7 μm. Treatment in aquarium fish can be done by Flagellol® produced by Fa. Sera (Heinsberg, Germany).


Aquarium Fish 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany