Neoheterobothrium hirame sp.nov. (Monogenea : Diclidophoridae) from the Buccal Cavity Wall of Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus

@inproceedings{Ogawa1999NeoheterobothriumHS,
  title={Neoheterobothrium hirame sp.nov. (Monogenea : Diclidophoridae) from the Buccal Cavity Wall of Japanese Flounder Paralichthys olivaceus},
  author={Kazuo Ogawa},
  year={1999}
}
Neoheterobothrium hirame sp. nov.is described, based on specimens collected from the buccal cavity wall of Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus, caught in Wakasa Bay, Japan. The parasite was 14-33 mm in total length, with 4 pairs of clamps on the pedunculated haptor, which was separated from the body proper by a long isthmus. The presence of a pair of peripheral intestinal branches running along both sides of body, in addition to the main pair of medial branches, is described here for the… CONTINUE READING

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