The Hemiuroidea (Digenea) of pomacentrid fishes (Perciformes) from Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

  title={The Hemiuroidea (Digenea) of pomacentrid fishes (Perciformes) from Heron Island, Queensland, Australia},
  author={Rodney A. Bray and Thomas Herbert Cribb and Stephen C. Barker},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
The following species are described, figured and/or recorded from pomacentrid fishes from the vicinity of the southern Great Barrier Reef coral cay Heron Island, with some mention of comparative material from other host families and locations: Derogenes pearsoni n. sp. from Amblyglyphidodon curacao, Amphiprion akindynos, Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus (type-host), Pomacentrus chrysurus, P. moluccensis, P. tripunctatus and Pomacentrus sp.; Derogenes pharyngicola n. sp. from Abudefduf whitleyi… 

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