Description of plerocerci and adults of a new species of Grillotia (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) in teleosts and elasmobranchs from the Patagonian shelf off Argentina.

@article{Menoret2012DescriptionOP,
  title={Description of plerocerci and adults of a new species of Grillotia (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) in teleosts and elasmobranchs from the Patagonian shelf off Argentina.},
  author={Adriana Menoret and Ver{\'o}nica A. Ivanov},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={1185-99}
}
A new species of Grillotia was found from teleosts and elasmobranchs along the Patagonian shelf off Argentina. Grillotia patagonica n. sp. is described from plerocerci recovered from gadiform (Moridae) and perciform fish (Cheilodactylidae, Bovichtidae, and Nototheniidae) and adults from the smallthorn sand skate Psammobatis rudis (Rajiformes, Rajidae). Grillotia patagonica most closely resembles species in the Grillotia erinaceus species complex (viz., Grillotia borealis, Grillotia brayi… CONTINUE READING