Ieredactylus rivuli gen. et sp. nov. (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae) from Rivulus hartii (Cyprinodontiformes, Rivulidae) in Trinidad

@article{Schelkle2011IeredactylusRG,
  title={Ieredactylus rivuli gen. et sp. nov. (Monogenea, Gyrodactylidae) from Rivulus hartii (Cyprinodontiformes, Rivulidae) in Trinidad},
  author={Bettina Schelkle and G. Ilenia Paladini and Andrew P. Shinn and Stanley D. King and Mireille Bawe Johnson and Cock van Oosterhout and Ryan Simon Mohammed and Joanne Cable},
  journal={Acta Parasitologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={360-370}
}
A new genus and species of Gyrodactylidae, Ieredactylus rivuli gen. et sp. nov. (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea), is described from the skin of Hart’s Rivulus (Rivulus hartii Boulenger), a cyprinodontiform fish collected from streams of the Caroni and Oropouche drainages and the Pitch Lake in Trinidad (prevalence all localities: 16.7–94.6%; mean parasite intensity 1–9 parasites/fish; range 1–34) with the holotype originating from a tributary of the Aripo River. This viviparous monogenean is… CONTINUE READING

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