Paroncomegas araya (Woodland, 1934) n. gen. et comb. (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha: Eutetrarhynchidae) from the freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro in South America.

@article{Campbell1999ParoncomegasA,
  title={Paroncomegas araya (Woodland, 1934) n. gen. et comb. (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha: Eutetrarhynchidae) from the freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro in South America.},
  author={Ronald Arthur Campbell and Fernanda Sant’Ana Marques and Ver{\'o}nica A. Ivanov},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1999},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={313-20}
}
The trypanorhynch cestode originally designated Tentacularia araya is redescribed from its type host, Potamotrygon motoro (Potamotrygonidae), from specimens recently collected in Argentina and type material. The armature combines features of Eutetrarhynchus, Oncomegas, and Dollfusiella, indicating that its current placement in Eutetrarhynchus is incorrect and that the species represents a new genus. Paroncomegas n. gen. is proposed within the Eutetrarhynchidae Guiart, 1927, to accommodate… CONTINUE READING
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