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KOHN, A.; MACEDO, Berenice  and  FERNANDES, B. M. M.. About some trematodes parasites of Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 1982, vol.77, n.2, pp. 153-157. ISSN 0074-0276.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761982000200004.

From September, 1980 to August, 1981 forty specimens of Haemulon sciurus from "Praia da Ribeira, Ilha do Governador", Rio de Janeiro State, were examined for parasites. In this paper, parcial results concerning only the collected trematodes are reported: Diplomonorchis leiostomi Hopkins, 1941 (first record in Brazil and in a new host); Lasiotocus beauforti (Hopkins, 1941) Thomas, 1959 (new host record); Genolopa ampullacea Linton, 1910; Parahemiurus merus (Linton, 1910) Yamaguti, 1938 (new host record): Aponurus pyriformis (Linton, 1910) Overstreet, 1973 and Diplangus paxillus Linton, 1910. Figures, measurements and comments of each species are given.

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