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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060

Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.84 no.4 Rio de Janeiro Oct./Dec. 1989

https://doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761989000400012 

Pseudohaliotrema paralonchuri sp.n. (Monogenoidea: Dactylogyridae), parasitic on Paralonchurus peruanus (Steindachner) (Teleostei: Sciaenidae) from the peruvian coast

Jose Luis Luque1 

Jose Iannacone1 

Universidad Ricardo Palma, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Laboratório de Parasitologia, Lima, Peru


ABSTRACT

Pseudohaliotrema paralonchuri sp. n., parasitic on the sciaenid fish Paralonchurus peruanus (Steindachner) from the Peruvian central coast, is described, illustrated and compared with related species of the genus. P. paralonchuri differs from other Pseudohaliotrema by the characteristics of the cirrus, accessory piece, anchors and bars. This is the first record of Pseudohaliotrema from the South American Pacific Ocean.

 

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