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|Title:||A new species of Dendromonocotyle Hargis, 1955 (Monogenea: Monocotylidae) from the skin of Zearaja chilensis (Guichenot) (Rajiformes: Rajidae) from the Argentine Sea|
|Citation:||Systematic Parasitology, 2016; 93(4):367-374|
|Manuel M. Irigoitia, Leslie A. Chisholm, Juan T. Timi|
|Abstract:||Dendromonocotyle rajidicola n. sp. is described from the dorsal surface of the yellownose skate Zearaja chilensis (Guichenot) (Rajiformes) caught on the Argentine shelf. Dendromonocotyle rajidicola n. sp. can be distinguished from the other 17 species in the genus by the morphology of the distal portion of the male copulatory organ and by the unique morphology of the sclerotised proximal portion of the vagina. This is the first species of Dendromonocotyle to be described from a host in the Rajiformes and also the first record of this genus in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean.|
|Rights:||© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016|
|Appears in Collections:||Environment Institute publications|
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