Geometric morphometric on a new species of Trichodinidae. A tool to discriminate trichodinid species combined with traditional morphology and molecular analysis

@article{Marcotegui2018GeometricMO,
  title={Geometric morphometric on a new species of Trichodinidae. A tool to discriminate trichodinid species combined with traditional morphology and molecular analysis},
  author={P. Marcotegui and M. Montes and J. Barneche and W. Ferrari and S. Martorelli},
  journal={International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife},
  year={2018},
  volume={7},
  pages={228 - 236}
}
This study reports a new Trichodinidae, Trichodina bellottii n. sp., parasitizing the pearly fish Austrolebias bellottii from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its small subunit ribosomal ribonucleic acid (SSU rDNA) was sequenced for the first time. Based on the results from morphological identification, SSU rDNA sequencing, and Elliptical Fourier analysis, the new species was identified and compared with similar species. Phylogenetic analysis revealed that the genetic distances among the new species… Expand
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