A new species of Prosorhynchoides (Trematoda, Bucephalidae) from the intertidal rocky zone of central Chile

@article{Muoz2011ANS,
  title={A new species of Prosorhynchoides (Trematoda, Bucephalidae) from the intertidal rocky zone of central Chile},
  author={Gabriela Mu{\~n}oz and Nathan J. Bott},
  journal={Acta Parasitologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={140-146}
}
A new bucephalid species, Prosorhynchoides carvajali sp. nov. is described. This parasite was found in three marine fish, Auchenionchus microcirrhis (type-host), A. variolosus and Sicyases sanguineus (other-hosts), collected from the intertidal rocky zones of central Chile. P. carvajali sp. nov. is characterized by a pharynx in a post-equatorial position, a large cirrus sac length (half of the total worm length) and rounded caecum extending dorsally and anteriorly from pharynx. Although… CONTINUE READING