Rhopalotrema (Digenea: Didymozoidae), a new genus from Australian platycephalid fishes

@article{Anderson2004RhopalotremaD,
  title={Rhopalotrema (Digenea: Didymozoidae), a new genus from Australian platycephalid fishes},
  author={G. Anderson},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={41},
  pages={81-86}
}
  • G. Anderson
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Systematic Parasitology
Rhopalotrema n. g. is erected to accommodate two new species of didymozoid collected from platycephalid fishes from South-east Queensland, Australia and is assigned to the subfamily Didymozoinae. Rhopalotrema elusiva n. sp. is described from the fins of Platycephalus fuscus and R. pterygionastes n. sp. is described from the fins of P. indicus. The new genus is similar to Neometadidymozoon, but is distinguished from it by the structure of the testes, which are convoluted and extend from near the… Expand
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