Range extension of helminth parasites of Profundulus spp. (Teleostei: Profundulidae) from southern Mexico and Central America

  title={Range extension of helminth parasites of Profundulus spp. (Teleostei: Profundulidae) from southern Mexico and Central America},
  author={Guillermo Salgado-Maldonado},
  journal={Check List},
In this paper we provide new records and range extensions for four intestinal helminth species parasites of profundulid fishes. Our data extends the known geographical distribution of these species from Guerrero, southern Mexico to nuclear Central American countries and southward to Honduras. Three of the helminth species here studied are specific to profundulids, the digenean Paracreptotrema profundulusi and the nematodes Spinitectus humbertoi and Rhabdochona salgadoi . Our data confirm that… 

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