Paraophioidina scolecoides n. sp., a New Aseptate Gregarine from Cultured Pacific White Shrimp Penaeus vannamei

@article{Jones1994ParaophioidinaSN,
  title={Paraophioidina scolecoides n. sp., a New Aseptate Gregarine from Cultured Pacific White Shrimp Penaeus vannamei},
  author={T. Jones and R. Overstreet and J. M. Lotz and P. Frelier},
  journal={Diseases of Aquatic Organisms},
  year={1994},
  volume={19},
  pages={67-75}
}
  • T. Jones, R. Overstreet, +1 author P. Frelier
  • Published 1994
  • Biology
  • Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
  • The aseptate gregarine Paraophloidina scolecoides n. sp. (Eugregarinorida: Lecudinidae) heavily infected the nlidgut of cultured larval and postlarval specimens of Penaeus vannamei from a commercial 'seed-production' facility in Texas, USA. It is morphologically similar to P korotneffi and P vibiliae, but it can be distinguished from them and from other members of the genus by having gamonts associated exclusively by lateral syzygy. Shrimp acquired the infection at the facility; nauph did not… CONTINUE READING
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