Rogelio Aguilar-Aguilar

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Two new nematodes, Paraseuratoides ophisterni gen. et sp. n. (Seuratoidea: Quimperiidae) and Philometra ophisterni sp. n. (Dracunculoidea: Philometridae) are described based on specimens recovered from the intestine and mesentery, respectively, of the swamp-eel Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen et Greenwood (Synbranchiformes: Synbranchidae) from a canal of the(More)
Atactorhynchus duranguensis n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Atactorhynchinae) is described from the intestine of Cyprinodon meeki Miller, an endemic freshwater fish from a far-inland locality of Mexico. Diagnostic features include: body small, stout, ventrally curved; small cylindrical proboscis armed with 16 alternating vertical rows of four or five hooks;(More)
A total of 8 helminth species were recorded in an examination of 43 tropical gar, Atractosteus tropicus Gill, collected at the Pantanos de Centla Biosphere Reserve, Tabasco, Mexico. The parasite species included 1 adult trematode, 3 metacercariae, 1 cestode, 1 adult nematode, and 2 nematode larvae. Six of these 8 species were rare, with low prevalence (<(More)
No data about trichodinid species parasitizing marine fishes have been published in Mexico. Here, we provide the first records of Trichodina rectuncinata (Figs. 1, 2, 3, and 4) on the gills of the blackstripe clingfish Tomicodon myersi (Gobiesocidae) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo in the Mexican Central Pacific (17°39'N, 101°36'W), and on t h e n e t w o r k t r i(More)
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