A new species of Myxobolus Bütschli, 1882 (Bivalvulida: Myxobolidae) infecting stratum spongiosum of the imperiled sicklefin redhorse, Moxostoma sp. (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) from the Little Tennessee River, North Carolina, USA.

@article{Ksepka2020ANS,
  title={A new species of Myxobolus B{\"u}tschli, 1882 (Bivalvulida: Myxobolidae) infecting stratum spongiosum of the imperiled sicklefin redhorse, Moxostoma sp. (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) from the Little Tennessee River, North Carolina, USA.},
  author={Steven P. Ksepka and Brian H. Hickson and Nathan V. Whelan and Stephen A Bullard},
  journal={Folia parasitologica},
  year={2020},
  volume={67}
}
The sicklefin redhorse, Moxostoma sp. (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae), is an innominate imperiled catostomid endemic to the Hiwassee and Little Tennessee river basins, which has been restricted to a few tributaries of these systems by impoundments. During collections to propagate sicklefin redhorse for reintroduction, a myxozoan, described herein, was observed infecting sicklefin redhorse in the Little Tennessee River Basin, North Carolina. Myxobolus naylori Ksepka et Bullard sp. n. infects the… 
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Two new species of Myxobolus Bütschli, 1882 (Cnidaria: Bivalvulida: Myxobolidae) infecting the gill of the black redhorse, Moxostoma duquesnei (Lesueur) (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) in the Little Tennessee River Basin, North Carolina.

TLDR
Two new species of Myxobolus Bütschli, 1882 are described from the gill of the black redhorse and the persistent issue of myxobolid genera paraphyly/polyphyly is discussed, given that these two new species are morphologically congeneric but recovered in distantly related clades.

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