Antarctic representatives of the genus Macvicaria Gibson & Bray, 1982 (Digenea Opecoelidae), with descriptions of two new species

@article{Zdzitowiecki2004AntarcticRO,
  title={Antarctic representatives of the genus Macvicaria Gibson & Bray, 1982 (Digenea Opecoelidae), with descriptions of two new species},
  author={Krzysztof Zdzitowiecki},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={169-179}
}
Four species of marine fish digeneans, Macvicaria pennelli (Leiper & Atkinson, 1914), M. ophthalmolyci n. sp., M. muraenolepidis n. sp. and M. antarctica (Kovaljova & Gaevskaya, 1974) n. comb., are described. The digeneans were collected in the western Antarctic (the environs of South Georgia and the South Shetland Islands) and in the sub-Antarctic (east of the Falkland Islands). The species described differ from each other in body shape, position of the ventral sucker, sucker ratio, posterior… CONTINUE READING

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