First record in South America of Didymosulcus palati and Didymosulcus philobranchiarca (Digenea, Didymozoidae) with new hosts records and pathological alterations.

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Two species of Didymozoidae, Didymosulcus palati (Yamaguti 1970) and Didymosulcus philobranchiarca (Yamaguti 1970) were reported for the first time in South America, Atlantic Ocean, parasitizing three different tuna species from the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Thunnus atlanticus (Lesson), Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre) and Thunnus obesus (Lowe). Pairs… (More)

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@article{Justo2008FirstRI, title={First record in South America of Didymosulcus palati and Didymosulcus philobranchiarca (Digenea, Didymozoidae) with new hosts records and pathological alterations.}, author={M{\'a}rcia Cristina Nascimento Justo and Rog{\'e}rio Tortelly and Rodrigo Caldas Menezes and Anna Kohn}, journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz}, year={2008}, volume={103 2}, pages={207-10} }