Trematode diversity in freshwater fishes of the Globe II: ‘New World’

  title={Trematode diversity in freshwater fishes of the Globe II: ‘New World’},
  author={Anindo Choudhury and Ma. Leopoldina Aguirre-Macedo and Stephen S. Curran and Margarita C. Ostrowski de N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Robin Miles Overstreet and Gerardo Le{\'o}n and Claudia P Santos},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
We provide a summary overview of the diversity of trematode parasites in freshwater fishes of the ‘New World’, i.e. the Americas, with emphasis on adult forms. The trematode fauna of three regions, South America, Middle America, and USA and Canada (North America north of Mexico), are considered separately. In total, 462 trematode species have been reported as adults from the Americas. The proportion of host species examined for parasites varies widely across the Americas, from a high of 45% in… CONTINUE READING
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