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Bolbophorus damnificus n. sp. (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) from the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and American white pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos in the USA based on life-cycle and molecular
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The common pathogenic prodiplostomulum metacercaria in the flesh, mostly near the skin, of pond-produced channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus has been demonstrated to be Bolbophorus damnificus, and a species inquirenda, similar but most likely distinct from B. confusus (Kraus, 1914), which occurs in Europe and has eggs 90–102 μm long.
Endohelminths from the Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, and the American White Pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchus, from Galveston Bay, Texas, U.S.A., and Checklist of Pelican Parasites
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Hypotheses for the recent infection of pelicans with species of Bursacetabulus and Bursatintinnabulus along the Gulf coast are discussed.
Keys to the species of Neolebouria Gibson, 1976 (Digenea: Opecoelidae: Plagioporinae), with a redescription of Neolebouria truncata (Linton, 1940)
Three keys to the species of Neolebouria Gibson, 1976, representing three body types, are provided based on the location of the genital pore relative to the intestinal bifurcation. These are: the
Macrourimegatrema brayi n. gen., n. sp. (Digenea: Opecoelidae) from four species of deep-sea macrourid fishes from the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, with a list of endohelminths reported from
Macrourimegatrema brayi n. gen., n. sp. (Digenea: Opecoelidae: Plagioporinae) is described from the pyloric ceca and intestines of 4 species of bathygadine macrourid fishes collected from deep waters
Buticulotrema stenauchenus n. gen., n. sp. (Digenea: Opecoelidae) from Malacocephalus occidentalis and Nezumia aequalis (Macrouridae) from the Gulf of Mexico.
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The new genus Buticulotrema stenauchenus is described from the macrourid fishes Malacocephalus occidentalis Goode and Bean and Nezumia aequalis Günther, collected in June 1971 from the DeSoto Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico at a depth of 495 m.
Echinobreviceca coelorhynchae n. gen., n. sp. (Echinobrevicecinae n. subf.), a fellodistomid from Coelorhynchus coelorhynchus (Macrouridae) from the Gulf of Mexico.
During a study of digenean parasites of deep sea fishes from the Gulf of Mexico, 38% (5 of 13) of Coelorhynchus coelorhynchus Risso, 1810, (Macrouridae) were infected with a total of 33 specimens
Bothriocephalus gadellus n. sp. (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidae) from the beardless codling Gadella imberbis (Vaillant) (Moridae) in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, with a review of species of
Bothriocephalus gadellus n. sp. is described from the intestine of the beardless codling Gadella imberbis (Gadiformes: Moridae) from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. It resembles B. scorpii, the
KARYAKARTIA EGYPTENSIS N. SP. (DIGENEA: LEPOCREADIIDAE) FROM THE JARBUA TERAPON, TERAPON JARBUA (FORSSKÅL) (PERCIFORMES: TERAPONTIDAE), FROM THE RED SEA AND EMENDATION OF KARYAKARTIA
Karyakartia egyptensis n. sp. (Digenea: Lepocreadiidae: Lepocreadiinae) is described from the intestine of the Jarbua terapon, Terapon jarbua (Forsskål), collected from the Red Sea off the coast of
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