A new monogenean genus from an ephippid fish off Peninsular Malaysia

  title={A new monogenean genus from an ephippid fish off Peninsular Malaysia},
  author={L. H. S. Lim and David I. Gibson},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
Sundatrema langkawiense n. g., n. sp. (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalidae) is described from the gills of the orbfish Ephippus orbis (Bloch) (Ephippidae) off the Island of Langkawi, Malaysia, in the Andaman Sea. This new genus has the ancyrocephalid characteristics of four anchors, 14 marginal hooks and two bars, but differs from other four-anchored monogenean genera, and notably from Parancylodiscoides Caballero & Bravo Hollis, 1961 (found on the ephippids Chaetodipterus spp. off Central and South… CONTINUE READING

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