Virginia Institute of Marine Science
This seventh in a series of monogenetic trematodes from the Southern Pacific Ocean discusses nine species of Monogenea from Australian waters. Redescriptions are given for Microcotyle arripis Sandars, 1945, M. bassensis Murray, 1931, M. helotes Sandars, 1944, M. nemadactylus Dillon and Hargis, 1965, M. neozealanicus Dillon and Hargis, 1965, M. odacis Sandars, 1945, M. pentapodi Sandars, 1944, and M. temnodontis Sandars, 1945. New locality records are reported for all of the above. New host records are established for Microcotyle bassensis Murray, 1931 and M. neozealanicus Dillon and Hargis, 1965. Microtyle sp. from the gills of Acanthopagrus australis (Gunther) is reported.
English version of the paper which first appeared in the Russian language periodical Zoological Journal (Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal) Volume 63, Number 3, pp. 348-359, Moscow, 1984.
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Dillon, W. A., Hargis, Jr., W. J., and Harrises, A. E. 1985. Monogeneans from the southern Pacific Ocean: Polyopisthocotyleids from the Australian fishes, the subfamily Microcotylinae. Translation Series no. 32. Virginia Institute of Marine Science. College of William and Mary. http://publish.wm.edu/reports/25