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What We Don't Recognize Can Hurt Us: A Plea for Awareness About Cryptic Species
Abstract We conducted an extensive literature review on studies that have used DNA sequences to detect cryptic species of parasites during the last decade. Each literature citation that included theExpand
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Using ecological-niche modeling as a conservation tool for freshwater species: live-bearing fishes in central Mexico.
Ecological-niche modeling is an important tool for conservation assessment of terrestrial species; however, its applicability has been poorly explored in the aquatic realm. Goodeines are aExpand
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Parasite Inventories and DNA-based Taxonomy: Lessons from Helminths of Freshwater Fishes in a Megadiverse Country
Abstract Freshwater fish helminth parasites are undoubtedly the most well-known group among vertebrate parasites in Mexico; these parasites include 37 adult and 43 larval (metacercariae) species ofExpand
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Integrating molecular and morphological approaches for characterizing parasite cryptic species: implications for parasitology.
Herein we review theoretical and methodological considerations important for finding and delimiting cryptic species of parasites (species that are difficult to recognize using traditional systematicExpand
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The Phylogenetic Position of Allocreadiidae (Trematoda: Digenea) From Partial Sequences of the 18S and 28S Ribosomal RNA Genes
Species of Allocreadiidae are an important component of the parasite fauna of freshwater vertebrates, particularly fishes, and yet their systematic relationships with other trematodes have not beenExpand
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PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS ON GENERA OF CORALLOBOTHRIINAE (CESTODA: PROTEOCEPHALIDEA) FROM NORTH AMERICAN ICTALURID FISHES, USING PARTIAL SEQUENCES OF THE 28S RIBOSOMAL GENE
Partial sequences of the 28S rDNA (ribosomal gene) were obtained from a total of 11 populations of 5 species (in 3 genera) of North American corallobothriine proteocephalideans. These includedExpand
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Diversity of sea lice (Copepoda: Caligidae) parasitic on marine fishes with commercial and aquaculture importance in Chamela Bay, Pacific coast of Mexico by using morphology and DNA barcoding, with
The occurrence of parasitic copepods of the family Caligidae on wild and cultured marine fishes from Chamela Bay, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, is reported. A total of 16 species of Caligus and 1Expand
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A New Species of Auriculostoma (Digenea: Allocreadiidae) in the Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus (Actinopterygii: Characidae) from Central Veracruz, Mexico, Described with the Use of Morphological
Abstract:  Auriculostoma totonacapanensis n. sp. is described from the Mexican tetra, Astyanax mexicanus (Actinopterygii, Characidae) collected in a tributary creek of the Bobos River in Filipinas,Expand
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A new species of Auriculostoma (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) from the intestine of Brycon guatemalensis (Characiformes: Bryconidae) from the Usumacinta River Basin, Mexico, based on morphology and 28S
We describe a new species of Auriculostoma Scholz, Aguirre-Macedo & Choudhury, 2004 based on several sources of information including morphology (light and scanning electron microscopy [SEM]),Expand
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Evolutionary history of the endangered fish Zoogoneticus quitzeoensis (Bean, 1898) (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae) using a sequential approach to phylogeography based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA
BackgroundTectonic, volcanic and climatic events that produce changes in hydrographic systems are the main causes of diversification and speciation of freshwater fishes. Elucidate the evolutionaryExpand
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