Scolex Morphology of Proteocephalid Cestodes Parasites of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

@article{Rego1999ScolexMO,
  title={Scolex Morphology of Proteocephalid Cestodes Parasites of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes},
  author={Amilcar Arandas Rego},
  journal={Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1999},
  volume={94},
  pages={37-52}
}
  • A. Rego
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
The morphology of the scolices and metascolices of 29 proteocephalid species, parasites of freshwater fishes from Brazil was compared by using scanning electron microscope, light and laser microscopy. The following species were evaluated: Proteocephalus vazzolerae, P. piramutab, Robertiella paranaensis, Travassiella avitellina, Monticellia loyolai, M. spinulifera, M. belavistensis, Houssayela sudobim, Zygobothrium megacephalum, Gibsoniela mandube, Cangatiella arandasi, Nomimoscolex sudobim, N… 
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