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Robinia aurata n. g., n. sp. (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from the mugilid Liza aurata with a molecular confirmation of its position within the Hemiuroidea
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Molecular analyses confirmed the monophyly of the Hemiuroidea, its division into 2 major clades and the polyphylly of the Derogenidae, and suggest that the Gonocercinae (with 2 genera, GonOCerca and Hemipera), may require a distinct familial status. Expand
Morphology and molecules reveal the alien Posthodiplostomum centrarchi Hoffman, 1958 as the third species of Posthodiplostomum Dubois, 1936 (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in Europe
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The subspecies Posthodiplostomum minimum centrarchi Hoffmann, 1958, originally described from North America, is elevated to the species level as Posthodhodiplastomum centr archi Hoffman, 1958 and is recognised as belonging to the same species. Expand
High prevalence of cestodes in Artemia spp. throughout the annual cycle: relationship with abundance of avian final hosts
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Although there was strong seasonal variation in prevalence, abundance, and intensity of cestode infections, seasonal changes in bird counts were weak predictors of the dynamics of cESTode infections. Expand
Larval helminths in the invasive American brine shrimp Artemia franciscana throughout its annual cycle
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The hypothesis that the helminth infection in A. franciscana in its invasive range is low throughout its annual life cycle is tested, consistent with the hypothesis that helminths have no regulating effect on the invasive brine shrimp in the Mediterranean. Expand
Aporocotyle michaudi n. sp. (Digenea: Aporocotylidae) from the emerald rock cod, Trematomus bernacchii (Teleostei: Perciformes) in Antarctica.
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Phylogenetic analyses of partial 28S rDNA genetic data showed that sequences representing the new species form a distinct clade with all other sequences for species of Aporocotyle and appear basal within the genus. Expand
Redescription of Aphalloidescoelomicola Dollfus, Chabaud & Golvan, 1957 (Digenea, Opisthorchioidea) based on specimens from Knipowitschia caucasica (Berg) (Actinopterygii, Gobionellidae) from a Black
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Phylogenetic analysis of the D2-D3 expansion segments of the 28S rRNA gene suggests phylogenetic relationships of Aphalloidescoelomicola with the cryptogonimid Centrovarium lobotes (MacCallum, 1895). Expand
Saturnius minutus n. sp. and S. dimitrovi n. sp. (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from Mugil cephalus L. (Teleostei: Mugilidae), with a multivariate morphological analysis of the Mediterranean species of
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Three species of the bunocotyline genus Saturnius Manter, 1969 are described from the stomach lining of mugilid fishes of the Mediterranean and Black Seas, distinguished morphometrically using univariate and multivariate analyses. Expand
The translocated Liza haematocheila (Teleostei: Mugilidae) as a new host of four species of Saturnius Manter, 1969 (Digenea: Hemiuridae) within its invasive range in the Black Sea
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The morphological and morphometric similarities between the specimens of Saturnius sp.papernai from L. haematocheila and a small form of S. aurata indicate the possible existence of another, cryptic species. Expand
Morphological and molecular identification of Gyrodactylus bubyri Osmanov, 1965 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from Caucasian dwarf goby, Knipowitschia caucasica (Berg) (Actinopterygii: Gobionellidae)
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Comparative morphology and molecular data demonstrate that G. micropsi is a junior synonym of G. bubyri (new synonymy) and the validity ofG. Expand
Helminths and Helminth Communities of the Caucasian Dwarf Goby Knipowitschia caucasica ( Berg ) ( Actinopterygii : Gobionellidae ) from Lake Atanasovsko , Bulgaria
During a helminthological survey carried out during the spring, summer and autumn of 2012–2013, a total of 186 specimens of the Caucasian dwarf goby Knipowitschia caucasica (Berg) from LakeExpand