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n African Zoology - Observations on the development of Johnston, 1835 (Monogenea : Polyonchoinea) on a parasitic copepod species of (Copepoda : Caligidae), collected from Lake St Lucia, South Africa - : short communication

Volume 38, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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Abstract

The hyperparasitic monogenean <I>Udonella caligorum&lt;/I&gt; Johnston, 1835, was recorded from the ichthyoparasitic copepod of the genus &lt;I&gt;Caligus&lt;/I&gt; Müller, 1785, a first record from South Africa. Different developmental stages, including filamentous eggs, egg capsules, emergent non-ciliated worms and adults of <I>U. caligorum</I>, were found associated with a &lt;I&gt;Caligus&lt;/I&gt; species. Scanning electron micrographs and observations on the development of <I>U. caligorum&lt;/I&gt; are given together with different morphological features of the developmental stages.

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2003-10-01
2019-11-15

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