Monogenea


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Monogenea

[‚män·ə′jē·nē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A diverse subclass of the Trematoda which are principally ectoparasites of fishes; individuals have enlarged anterior and posterior holdfasts with paired suckers anteriorly and opisthaptors posteriorly.
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Only two species of Monogenea were observed on the gills, Ciclidogyrus sclerosus Paperna & Thurston, 1969 and Ciclidogyrus halli Price & Kirk, 1967, well as Trichodina sp.
Six new species of Cornudiscoides Kulkarni, 1969 (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalidae) from two Mystus species (Bagridae) of Peninsular Malaysia.
Mo, "Analysis of ribosomal RNA intergenic spacer (IGS) sequences in species and populations of Gyrodactylus (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) from salmonid fish in Northern Europe," Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol.
Cichlidogyrus sclerosus (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae) and its host, the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), as bioindicators of chemical pollution.
and homogeneous in digenean spermatology, with the single exception of schistosomes (Justine and Mattei, 1981)-- can vary from one to two in other groups of parasitic Platyhelminthes such as Monogenea (Justine et al., 1985) or Cestoda (Euzet et al., 1981; Levron et al., 2010).
(monogenea) on the gills of cage-cultured red porgy, Pagrus pagrus following baths with formalin and mebendazole.
1988); That is, they would affect the permeability of the cell membrane of the parasites and cause causes vacuolization and disintegration of monogenea teguments.
C A new species of Sciadicleithrum (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae), gill parasite of Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy and Gaimard) (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from reservoirs in the State of Parana, Brazil.