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Molecular identification of developmental stages in Opecoelidae (Digenea).
Nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences represent a useful tool for distinction of poorly differentiated developmental stages, such as trematode cercariae or metacercariae. Here, the complete internalExpand
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Digenean species diversity in teleost fish from a nature reserve off Corsica, France (Western Mediterranean), and a comparison with other Mediterranean regions
Data on the digenean parasites of 2238 teleosts from the Scandola Nature Reserve off Corsica are presented. These represent the largest general survey of digenean parasites attempted in theExpand
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Synopsis of the life cycles of Digenea (Platyhelminthes) from lagoons of the northern coast of the western Mediterranean
The present document reports on the large amount of data relating to digenean parasites recorded from or known to be present in various hosts in lagoons of the northern coast of the westernExpand
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Relationships within the Acanthocolpidae Lühe,1906 and their place among the Digenea
The phylogeny of the Acanthocolpidae, a family of marine fish parasites, was assessed using SSU and LSU rDNA and combined sequences of thirteen putative species. Cableia pudica is found to be a basalExpand
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The Opecoelidae (Digenea) of sparid fishes of the western Mediterranean. I. Pachycreadium Manter, 1954
Problems of the systematics of the Opecoelidae in the Mediterranean region are discussed. The genus Pachycreadium Manter, 1954 is redefined and its validity commented upon. Pachycreadium carnosumExpand
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The life cycle of Opecoeloides columbellae (Pagenstecher, 1863) n. comb. (Digenea, opecoelidae): evidence from molecules and morphology.
The cosmopolitan digenean family Opecoelidae comprises several hundred species, whose adults live in the digestive tract of marine and freshwater fishes. The genus Opecoeloides Odhner, 1928 isExpand
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Contribution to the knowledge of species of the genus Stephanostomum Looss, 1899 (Digenea: Acanthocolpidae) from teleosts of the Western Mediterranean, with the description of S. gaidropsari n. sp.
Four species of the acanthocolpid genus Stephanostomum are redescribed from the digestive tract of teleosts in the Western Mediterranean: the type-species, S. cesticillum from Lophius piscatorius isExpand
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Community structure of digenean parasites of sparid and labrid fishes of the Mediterranean sea: a new approach.
The aim of this work was to study the structure of the parasite communities of Digeneans of 2 families of Teleost fishes (Sparidae and Labridae) of the Mediterranean sea. We tried to quantify theExpand
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Redescriptions of two cryptogonimid digeneans from the fish Dentex dentex (L., 1758) (Sparidae) in the Mediterranean Sea
Redescriptions are presented of two little known cryptogonimids, Aphallus tubarium (Rudolphi) and Metadena depressa (Stossich), which were originally described in the 19th Century. They are reportedExpand
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Stratégies d'infestation des hôtes cibles chez les trématodes marins parasites de Larus cachinnans michaellis de Provence
Les auteurs se referent aux cycles evolutifs de 14 especes de Digenes parasites du Goeland leucophee des cotes de Provence. Les diverses modalites de contamination des hotes cibles par les cercairesExpand
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