Histozoic myxosporeans infecting the stomach wall of elopiform fishes represent a novel lineage, the Gastromyxidae

@inproceedings{Freeman2015HistozoicMI,
  title={Histozoic myxosporeans infecting the stomach wall of elopiform fishes represent a novel lineage, the Gastromyxidae},
  author={Mark Andrew Freeman and {\'A}rni Kristmundsson},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2015}
}
Traditional studies on myxosporeans have used myxospore morphology as the main criterion for identification and taxonomic classification, and it remains important as the fundamental diagnostic feature used to confirm myxosporean infections in fish and other vertebrate taxa. However, its use as the primary feature in systematics has led to numerous genera… CONTINUE READING