Gyrodactylus jarocho sp. nov. and Gyrodactylus xalapensis sp. nov. (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) from Mexican poeciliids (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes), with comments on the known gyrodactylid fauna infecting poeciliid fish

@inproceedings{RubioGodoy2010GyrodactylusJS,
  title={Gyrodactylus jarocho sp. nov. and Gyrodactylus xalapensis sp. nov. (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) from Mexican poeciliids (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes), with comments on the known gyrodactylid fauna infecting poeciliid fish},
  author={Miguel Rubio-Godoy and G. Ilenia Paladini and Adriana Garc{\'i}a-V{\'a}squez and Andrew P. Shinn},
  year={2010}
}
Poeciliid fish have been dispersed worldwide with the ornamental fish trade and as part of mosquito control programmes, and with them their gyrodactylid parasites. Due to the easy maintenance and reproduction in aquaria of both poeciliid fish hosts and gyrodactylid parasites, several ecological, epidemiological and parasitological studies have been made with them. To date, nine species of Gyrodactylus are known to infect poeciliid fish: Gyrodactylus bullatarudis Turnbull, 1956, Gyrodactylus… CONTINUE READING

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