Towards the resolution of the Microcotyle erythrini species complex: description of Microcotyle isyebi n. sp. (Monogenea, Microcotylidae) from Boops boops (Teleostei, Sparidae) off the Algerian coast

@article{Bouguerche2019TowardsTR,
  title={Towards the resolution of the Microcotyle erythrini species complex: description of Microcotyle isyebi n. sp. (Monogenea, Microcotylidae) from Boops boops (Teleostei, Sparidae) off the Algerian coast},
  author={Chahinez Bouguerche and D. Gey and J. Justine and F. Tazerouti},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={118},
  pages={1417-1428}
}
  • Chahinez Bouguerche, D. Gey, +1 author F. Tazerouti
  • Published 2019
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology Research
  • The monogenean Microcotyle erythrini is atypical because it has been recorded from several fish host species in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, in contrast to many species which are considered strictly specific. [...] Key Method Specimens of a monogenean resembling M. erythrini were collected from bogues, Boops boops, caught off Algeria. A comparison with published descriptions and with museum specimens of M. erythrini did not yield any clear morphological difference. However, sequences of cytochrome…Expand Abstract
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