Revision and phylogeny of rhamnocercinae monaco, Wood et Mizelle, 1954 (Monogenoidea: Diplectanidae).

Species of Rhamnocercinae Monaco, Wood et Mizelle, 1954 are gill parasites of sciaenid fishes (Perciformes). Seven are marine species (three in the western Atlantic and four in oriental Pacific) and one is a neotropical freshwater species (Rio Doce Basin, Brazil). While the status of the subfamily may be questioned, this assemblage of species is apparently… CONTINUE READING